Destination guide

Travel to charming Athenry

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Athenry. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognized for its restaurants, forests and bars. South Park and Athenry Castle and Ennis Abbey are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Athenry

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Athenry has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Aquarium of Galway (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Turoe Pet Farm (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Galway Bay Golf And Country Club (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Royal Tara China Visitor Center (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Galway Tours (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Leisureland (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Athenry

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Athenry. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Woodville Walled Garden (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • The Long Point (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Rinville Park (10.3 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Merlin Woods Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Lough Atalia (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Athenry

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Athenry Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Athenry?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 20 vacation rentals near Athenry. From 9 Houses to 9 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Athenry for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Athenry?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Athenry. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Athenry Castle and Ennis Abbey: 198 vacation rentals
  • Dunguaire Castle: 279 vacation rentals
  • Merlin Woods Park: 275 vacation rentals
  • Galway Bay Golf And Country Club: 273 vacation rentals
  • Galway Race Course: 269 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Athenry listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Athenry?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Athenry. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Athenry include:

  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Athenry?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 17 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Athenry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.