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Sligo travel guide

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You're Going to Love Sligo

Pronounced "SHLEE-goh", this North Atlantic spot is an abundant Irish city. It may be small but it packs the characteristic Irish charm that travelers flock to the region for. Along with its beautiful coastline and surrounding natural landscape, as well as it's thronging city life, Sligo is a hidden gem you'll want to revisit over the years.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Sligo

When to Visit Sligo

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The climate in Sligo is what you would expect of a North Atlantic city; there's lots of precipitation year-round, winters get down to 41°F and summers are warmer but only ever rise to about 60 °F.

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How to Get to Sligo

Airports near Sligo

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Where to Stay in Sligo

If you're willing to splurge, don't miss The Glasshouse. For comfortable accommodations that are easy on the pocket, check out Clarence Hotel. Economy travelers will find respite at Harbour House.

Popular Neighborhoods in Sligo

Where to stay in popular areas of Sligo

How to Get Around Sligo

The Cost of Living in Sligo

Shopping Streets

Most of the one-off, vintage and local shops are based around O'Connell Street, Wine Street and Grattan Street. There are also two new shopping centers known as Johnson Court and The Quayside, for those who prefer malls.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk costs EUR0.98 and a dozen eggs cost EUR2.53.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$20.57
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$94.92
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$6.34
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$3.97

Where to Eat in Sligo

At Fiddler's Creek, tuck into large portions of excellent food like medallions of Irish beef, roasts of the day, Fish'n'Chippies or Angus Beef burgers with all the fixings. A four course meal is EUR22.