Adare – the most beautiful village in Ireland

Updated: June 10, 2020 | By | More
Adare - the most beautiful village in Ireland

Adare is regarded as being the most beautiful village in the whole Ireland. It is located in the western part of the country on the banks of the River Maigue, about 20 km from the city of Limerick. Today, it has approx. 2,000 residents.

Historical monuments
Adare is a quaint village that inspires everyone. Its main street is surrounded by a neat stone buildings with beautiful thatched roofs. There are also some preserved remains of religious buildings such as Trinity Church and two abbeys. Above the bridge over the river you can see the remains of the Desmond castle from the 13th century.

Tourist services and entertainment
Adare has very good, though not too wide range of accommodation and in total there are 9 restaurants. The village is suitable also for golf players as there is an internationally known golf course Adare Golf. Those who would like to relax can visit the local park.

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The most important event in the village is Adare Village Festival. It takes place at the beginning of July. During the festival you can enjoy musical performances and taste of Irish specialties. It includes also a program for children, live music, theatre, food and craft markets, art and heritage exhibitions.

Adare is an ancient village, and experienced its biggest boom in the Middle Ages, when it was an important market place. It boasted three monasteries and already mentioned Desmond Castle.

Adare won the first place in national Irish Tidy Towns Competition in 1976.

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