Destination guide

Historic Limerick will entice you

Take a vacation to Limerick and enjoy the area's history, museums and entertainment. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like St. Mary's Cathedral and The Treaty Stone. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Limerick

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Limerick a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Angela's Ashes Walking Tour (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Red Viking Tours (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Roller Jam (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Castletroy Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Limerick Racecourse (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Limerick County Golf and Country Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Limerick

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Limerick is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • People's Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Arthur's Quay Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • National Technological Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Lough Gur (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Lough Derg (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Limerick

The nearest airport is in Shannon (SNN), located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Limerick Station.

Where to stay around Limerick?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 66 vacation rentals near Limerick. From 17 Cottages to 30 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Limerick for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Angela's Ashes Walking Tour: 97 vacation rentals
  • Limerick College of Further Education: 96 vacation rentals
  • Cresent Shopping Centre: 90 vacation rentals
  • University of Limerick: 105 vacation rentals
  • Castletroy Golf Club: 94 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Limerick 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 Cottages in Limerick?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 17 Cottages in Limerick. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Limerick include:

  • Houses: 30 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 17 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Limerick?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Limerick. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.