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Top Things to Do in Limerick

Limerick Greenway
Carving a 40km path through the local countryside, the Limerick Greenway offers an authentic experience of rural Ireland for cyclists, runners and walkers.
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The Milk Market
The main gathering point for locals and visitors to the area since 1852. It has diversified over the years and now sells the best of local & international food and hand-crafted delights.
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King John's Castle
King John's Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history making it one of the best Castles in Ireland to visit.
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Foynes Flying Boat Museum
Travel back to the 1930s and ’40s, when Foynes played a pivotal role in establishing commercial transatlantic passenger flights.
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Boat Trip on the river Shannon
Location approximately 30 minutes from the Absolute Hotel Limerick you could be on Board the Spirit of Killaloe. A great day trip from Limerick for adults and kids.
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Saint Mary's Cathedral
Founded in 1168 A.D and standing majestically over the city, this is the oldest and most historic building in Limerick.
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The Hunt Museum
Exhibiting one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities. The museum houses a collection that spans 9000 years.
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Treaty City Brewery
An artisan brewery located in the heart of Limerick City. Established in 2014, they brew, sell and distribute four core beers to over 100 hotels, pubs and restaurants in the Munster region.
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Biking in Ballyhoura
Explore the Ballyhoura Mountain Trails. The largest trail network in Ireland.
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Nevsail Kayak Tours
Offering land & water-based activities in the heart of Limerick City. Activities to suit families and groups of friends.
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Bunratty Castle
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary to Ireland. This is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past and explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty Castle.
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Lough Gur
Explore 6,000 years of Irish Heritage overlooking the Mystical Beauty of Lough Gur Lake.
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There are so many things to do in Limerick and in the commuter towns nearby. Within a maximum of 30 minutes’ drive of the Absolute Hotel Limerick, you could be on board a boat cruising the river Shannon or cycling along canals from the city centre.

Most of the activities are located within walking distance to the Absolute Hotel Limerick.
We have put together a list of 12 top activities that can be suited to couples, groups of friends or for the whole family.  

The Absolute Hotel Limerick is the perfect base to explore Limerick city and beyond. The Gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way there are so many things to do within 1 hour of Limerick City.

Why choose the Absolute Hotel Limerick as your base for summer staycations, couple getaway breaks, family getaway breaks or girlie getaways?


Reasons to stay…

The Absolute Hotel is a 4-star city centre hotel and Number 1 hotel on TripAdvisor in Limerick

In the top 13 best hotels in Ireland as voted by TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice Award 2019

Finalist 'Ireland's Business & Conference Hotel' - Gold Medal Awards 2019

99 design-led bedroom with rain dance power showers and Free Fast Wi-Fi

49’’ LED smart TV’s with 60 channels

Complimentary bottled water in each bedroom

Nespresso Machine for tea and coffee making facilities

Desk and chairs in the room and Self-controlled air conditioning

Complimentary 24-hour fitness suite, for guest use only

Great food in Harry's on the River overlooking the Abbey river

Car parking spaces (45 complimentary spaces)

Walking distance to Limerick’s greatest tourist attractions, King Johns Castle, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Hunt Museum, Milk Market, Limerick’s shopping district and Treaty stone

Walking distance to Locke bar – Limericks famous bar that has live music 7 nights a week.