Shannon Airport is strategically located in the heart of the Mid West of Ireland. The airport is an important gateway to Ireland from the United States, with a number of direct routes. People landing at Shannon Airport will find a modern airport located close to Limerick City and connected to Ennis and Galway City by motorway. The Mid West area of Ireland has a lot to offer, but perhaps most famous are the geotourism attractions of the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. Europcar offer a fantastic location and service at Shannon Airport with the rental depot being located beside the main terminal at the airport.
The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most visited natural attraction with more than one million visitors every year. The cliffs themselves stretch for 8 kilometres and stand 214 meters tall at the highest point. The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience which is located beside the cliffs offers audio visual and interactive displays to educate visitors about the geology, climate and wildlife at the Cliffs.
The Burren lies a short distance to the East of the Cliffs of Moher. The Burren consists of exposed rock, otherwise known as karst landscape. For many visitors, the Burren will resemble a moon like landscape. The rocks are rich in herb and floral species with three quarters of the flowers grown in Ireland found in the Burren. In terms of activities available in the Burren, caving, rock climbing and hiking are highly recommended.
Hiring a car gives you the freedom and flexibility to explore the south west to its full extent, travelling on your own schedule and following your own compass. You’ll find our rental agents waiting for you at our Europcar desk in the arrivals hall, once you’ve gone through a few minor details they’ll escort you out to our onsite depot and you’ll be on the road in no time. There’s so much to discover in this beautiful part of Ireland and having a car puts it all within your reach.