The Shannon River
is a tranquil and friendly waterway
many places of interest to moor up and take in the fresh, clean
air and breathtaking natural panorama
that surrounds you.
The friendliness of the people
coupled with the genuine
warmth of the Irish cultural heritage,
will inspire you and you
may find yourself wanting to stay! Lovers of nature, fresh, unpolluted
air and food, and history will especially adore this cruise.
Where is it?
The Shannon River runs from the centre of Ireland to the south west of Ireland,
although our cruises are only on the lower reaches of the river. This is often said to be the most
beautiful and unspoilt
area of ’the emerald isle’.
What are the cruises like?
Cruises on the Shannon Princess II will probably surprise you.
The barge itself is exceedingly spacious
, with every comfort considered and factored into your barging
experience, whilst the warmth of the Irish people
and willingness to share their significant cultural
, will surely delight you. The cruise route itself is a profusion of lakes, gentle river, green pastures
and wide horizons. Wildlife and nature abounds. Fishermen, hikers, naturalists alike will
in this region.
Your cruise on the Shannon River may include ancient old country inns
magical islands with castles
nesting atop them or ruined Celtic settlements. There are also some excellent
to be enjoyed!