Destination guide

Historic Athlone will entice you

Take a vacation to Athlone and enjoy the area's churches, history and art galleries. Well known for its riverfront, bars and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Athlone

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Athlone a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Athlone Leisure World (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Krazy Kids Fun Factory (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Athlone Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Glendeer Pet Farm (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Mount Temple Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Moate Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Athlone

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Athlone is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lough Ree (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Lough Boora Parklands (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Jonathan Swift Park (21 mi / 33.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Athlone

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Athlone?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 12 vacation rentals near Athlone. From 4 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Athlone for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Athlone Towncentre: 34 vacation rentals
  • Athlone Station: 34 vacation rentals
  • Rose Island: 34 vacation rentals
  • Athlone Topwn Shopping Centre: 34 vacation rentals
  • Athlone Castle: 34 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Athlone 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 Athlone?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Athlone. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Athlone include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Athlone?

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