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Sligo— 10 nights
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.Shop till you drop at The Cat and Moon and Universal Books. Get some historical perspective at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery and Glenveagh Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Sligo side-trips: Glencolmcille Folk Village (in Glencolmcille), Slieve League (in Carrick) and Donegal Town (Lough Eske, Donegal Castle, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandhill Beach, stop by The Bookshop, contemplate the long history of Ceide Fields, and don't miss a visit to Sligo Abbey.
To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sligo vacation planning tool.
In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Sligo
Donegal Town, Ballina, Killala, Letterkenny, Ardara
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