The Burren Travel Guide
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Where is The Burren?If you're sure your geography teacher showed you where The Burren was but you simply can't remember, don't stress — we'll jog your memory! If you journey 17 miles southeast of Ennis, or 25 miles northwest of Shannon, you'll be in The Burren.
Places to Visit in The Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen is a historic attraction which will give you new insight into the area's character. Need more ideas? Don't just roam the surface of the earth — take a peek at what's underneath it too! See curious natural formations and shapes in the deep, dim corners of Aillwee Cave. And, that's not all there is! Eager to delve into a mesmerizing subterranean world? Flick on your headlamp and find out what's below your feet at Doolin Cave.
Car Rentals in The Burren
The Burren is calling, and the best way to see it is from the driver's seat. Search, compare and book car rentals in The Burren in a matter of clicks through Orbitz. Ready to put the pedal to the metal? Picking up a rental from Shannon Airport means you'll be out of the terminal and on the road before you can say, "Taxi!" Europcar and Alamo Rent A Car are both not far away from arrivals.
Where to stay in The Burren – Hotel Accommodation
Are you keen to stay overnight in The Burren? Be prepared to make some fast decisions. At present, Orbitz has just 10 hotels in The Burren. Do you want a hotel that's fit for a movie star? Our top picks of deluxe accommodations are the Gregans Castle Hotel (The Burren) and the Sheedy's Country House Hotel (Lisdoonvarna). If you're traveling on a shoestring budget, we suggest the Royal Spa Hotel and the Rathbaun Hotel.
Nearest Airports to The Burren
Start your The Burren getaway smoothly by learning a little about Shannon Airport, the closest terminal. Abbreviated as SNN, it's 30 miles southeast of The Burren's center. It's also the main gateway for most visitors.
Popular Places to Visit Near The Burren
The Burren is just 16 miles from Galway. Use this locality for easy access to a range of tourist attractions, including Galway Cathedral and the Spanish Arch. Oranmore is one more destination to keep an eye out for. It's located just 18 miles away. If you take a day trip here, nearby attractions like the Galway City Museum and St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church should most certainly be on your list.
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