Athlone Vacation Packages
Athlone, in Westmeath, is a city of about 16,000 residents.
From here it’s about 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the east to Dublin and 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west to Galway.
The area in and around Athlone is a dream come true for those who enjoy places with historic significance especially those curious about places of worship. Some of the most popular are the St. Kieran's Cathedral, the Temple Finghin and the Temple Ciaran. Enjoy the contemplative quiet, admire the design and learn about the past in these beautiful buildings.
The An Dun Transport and Heritage Museum is the perfect place to visit to learn about the city’s interesting history. Stroll the collection’s peaceful hallways and browse the centuries-old artifacts on display.
Don’t miss Lough Ree, an idyllic spot where visitors of Athlone like to retreat and dip their toes in the water. Follow the water’s edge and try to spot some birds or just enjoy a little quiet time by the water.
If you’re searching for something a little out of the ordinary to do in in Athlone, before you leave be sure to check out St. Peter and Paul's Church.