The Shannon Region lies at the heart of the beautiful West of Ireland. This region of many contrasts offers a particularly diverse and exceptional holiday experience, ranging from a kaleidoscope of wild scenic landscapes, unspoiled countryside, a wealth of historic and cultural attractions, to seaside resorts with beautiful sandy beaches, a rugged Atlantic coastline, a floral kingdom, the majestic river Shannon- one of Europe´s great waterways, bustling rural towns and villages and a variety of culinary experiences. The entire region epitomises the visual contrasts for which the West of Ireland is famous.
The geography of the region and its amazing diversity of landscapes are ideally suited to horse riding throughout the entire year. Mountain trials, gently slopping hillsides, forest paths, country lanes, spacious countryside and deserted beaches, all compete in popularity. Ireland's traditional preoccupation with the horse and horse riding is evident throughout the entire Shannon region. There are many state of the art riding centres, offering a wide range of facilities and riding holiday options, catering for every rider, whether novice or experienced and regardless of age.
Take a holiday here and enjoy a cruise on the River Shannon, take a walk in the Burren Way or book a city break in The Riverside City of Limerick. Don’t miss an opportunity to visit the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, and explore beautiful villages and towns across the region.