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Car Rental Shannon Old meets new in Shannon, County Clare, Ireland, and the best way to see this gem in the Emerald Isle is with a vehicle from Miles Car Rental Europe. Hire a Car in Shannon Bus tours and organized sightseeing often don't cut it compared to traveling the countryside in a car. A tour bus often misses much of the local scenery, and Shannon offers plenty of natural beauty and attractions for the visitor.
When you Hire a Car in Shannon, you make up your own itinerary. You pick what you want to see and where you want to go. The result is a personalized tour to suit your interests and personal timetable. Shannon is certain to appeal to visitors with an appreciation for heritage. Its historic sites include: Craggaunowen Prehistoric Park and Castle -- If you want to delve into the past, this is a location you have to see.
The park itself is actually an outdoor museum situated in lush woodland, where sheep, wild boar and other denizens of the forest live. At Craggaunowenu you get a peek into what everyday life was like in Celtic Ireland -- 1,500 years ago. View ancient artifacts from the Bronze Age. Investigate a reconstruction of a crannog, an ancient Celtic farmhouse complete with actors who provide a real-time experience set in the prehistoric past.
After you finish your visit to the park, jump forward several centuries and tour the castle that was built in the 16th century. Bunratty Castle -- An ancient fortress that goes back to when the Vikings invaded the area, Bunratty Castle was the power center for the O'Brien clan who ruled as High Kings of Munster. The castle is renowned for its recreation of its popular medieval banquets. The Burren -- The Burren is a vast area in County Clare that offers many geological marvels including limestone pavements that date back to the Glacial Era.
The Burren covers about 97 square miles and also includes fossils, caves, and the habitats of many seabirds as well as the famed Cliffs of Moher with their spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Stop at a local cafe or visit the village of Doolin, which is close by and a place to enjoy traditional Irish music. The Shannon Golf Club -- If you can't travel without a visit to the links, try checking out the Shannon Golf Club and its 6,763-yard course. Car Rental in Shannon makes access easy.
Miles Car Rental Europe will match you with the perfect vehicle to suit your travels, car preferences and the size of your party. Our experienced, courteous and friendly staff will greet you with typical Irish hospitality, and they are always approachable for sightseeing suggestions. Our trusted and dependable service is matched by our very affordable rates, and that's no blarney.