Carlow Vacation Packages
Carlow in Southeast Ireland is inhabited by about 20,000 people.
Dublin, the national capital, is located 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of Carlow, while Kilkenny lies 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the southwest.
Take your partner along and visit the most-visited golf courses in city. The region’s best greens can be found at Carlow Golf Club or Borris Golf Club. For more great golfing options, also check out Mount Wolseley Golf Club and Carrigleade Golf Course.
Dotted around the area are a few impressive castles. Check out the ancient structures and come across spaces that once symbolized the ruler’s power at the Huntington Castle, the Clonmore Castle and the Ballymoon Castle.
Bring the whole family to Ballykeenan Pet and Aviary Farm, the perfect place to share laughter and good times with your children. Play, laugh and become intrigued at this much-loved destinations for children and parents.
The Carlow County Museum is an inspirational escape for lovers of learning in Carlow. Savor the peace and quiet, ask the friendly staff about the guided tours, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just enjoy the lovingly crafted exhibits.
An iconic religious building, among the most popular of the many heritage sites in this city, is the St. Laserian's Cathedral. Visit this special place to learn about its symbolic significance and also to study its design.
Wander through gun smoke of history at Carlow's well-preserved forts and other defense structures. The Rathgall Stone Fort played an important role in repelling enemy armies throughout the years, but today welcomes visitors from all corners of the globe.
If you are ready to indulge in some retail therapy visit the stores of the Malones Fruit Farm. Check out what the locals are buying and then buy a few original gifts or treats.
Carlow’s major attractions often overshadow its less touristed, but equally rewarding spots. Before your vacation ends in this special holiday destination, be sure to visit The Brownshill Dolmen, the Dunleckney Manor, the Adelaide Memorial Church and, if you have time, the St. Brigid's Roman Catholic Church.