Sligo is known as the #adventurecapital of Ireland, or should we say Europe. From supping to big wave surfing, from rock climbing to open water swimming, it is all available through Sligo's many adventure and sport providers (Adventure / sport providers) . The clear waters of the Atlantic, the mountain ranges, the rivers, the forests, it provides the ideal location for trying out a new sport.
Sligo has plenty of Tourist Attractions , festivals , markets,... From Queen Maeve's cairn on top of Knocknarea to Carrowkeel's amazing neolithic hilltop passage tomb complex, history is well presented within co.Sligo.
From the many kids attractions like Eagles Flying to Gilligans world , there is plenty to do for the younger generation as well. Feel like a shopping spree, head to one of Sligo's markets like the strandhill people's market, ....
Sligo, located in the North-West of Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way. Why is it the perfect holiday destination?
There are to many reasons why, but here are a few we believe make it into a brilliant holiday destination.
Take your pick - http://www.outdoorfitnesssligo.com/beaches.html . There is a great selection of beaches, from the sheltered beach of Mullaghmore to surfer's paradise Strandhill beach to the clearest waters at Dunmoran Strand, Sligo has a great selection.
Sligo has established itself as a food paradise. From fresh fish to world cuisine , you could visit a different restaurant each night during your stay... from great Korean/japanese food at Miso Sushi to seafood at Eithne's by the sea to the Italian quarter in Sligo town, you are spoiled for choice. (restaurants) . And the new established Sligofoodtrail doesn't hide the fact that your palate will be spoiled during your stay.
Why not try a local craft beer from the White Hag Brewery to wash it all away.
Sligo's main attraction is still it's amazing scenery. And as they say, pictures speak a thousand words.