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Athlone Guided Tours
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Athlone Guided Tours is a walking tour that educates participants on oral history, folklore, famous residents, places of interest and more. Visitors follow in the footsteps of those who shaped the town of Athlone and the surrounding area.

There are many places of interest on a walk with Athlone Guided Tours.

One such place is Athlone Castle which stands at a strategic crossing point on the River Shannon. This formidable fortress has been the scene of much warfare and destruction over its turbulent 800-year history.

Seán’s Bar, in the heart of Athlone, is not only the oldest pub in Ireland which has been feeding and watering people since 900 AD but is also considered to be the oldest pub in the world, giving it a much-deserved spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Walkers on Athlone Guided Tours learn of the bar's colourful past and how the settlement of Athlone is linked back to the original innkeeper.

Athlone Guided Tours is led by an enthusiastic local guide who brings the stories and secrets of the area to life.

Why we like it
  • Experienced and knowledgeable tour guide.
  • The tours brings the history of Athlone to life.
  • Walking by  the River Shannon.
  • Educational and fun way of getting to know Athlone.
Dog friendly
Family friendly
Paid car parking
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Contact details
Cornafulla, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 2 hours for this tour.

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