Donegal Airport has been voted the most scenic airport in the world for 3 years in a row (PrivateFly). Located in Carrickfinn, the airport is on the County’s north-west coast about a 15-minute drive from Dungloe & Gaoth Dobhair and 50 miles from Letterkenny.

There has been very welcomed news recently that Ireland’s newest airline, Emerald Airlines, will operate the Government-funded public service obligation air service between Donegal and Dublin airports, under the Aer Lingus Regional brand from 26th February 2022.

Áilleacht, aoibhneas and radharcanna chomh deas le háit ar bith sa domhain. Mholfainn go hard do dhuine ar bith cuairt a thabhairt ar an cheantar álainn seo, áit ina gcasfar go leor daoine fiala, flaithiúla ort ar d’aistear saoire!

“Mountains on one side and beautiful rugged coastline dotted with islands and golden sandy beaches running adjacent to the runway.”There are copious amounts of golden sandy beaches in this area.  The stunning Carrickfinn Beach is a beautiful sandy beach with impressive dunes situated a stone’s-throw from Donegal Airport.

Carrickfinn Beach is popular for bathing, walking, bird watching and watching for dolphins from the shore. Nearby to Carrickfinn you have Gaoth Dobhair, Annagry, Rann na Feirste, Dungloe, Cruit Island, Kincasslagh and The Rosses. There are great options and value in hotels, glamping and self-catering accommodation.

You can enjoy the beautiful islands nearby that you can visit for a day trip – Arranmore, Owey Island, Gola Island, Tory Island agus Inis Bó Finne.

Caisleáin Óir Hotel – A beautiful family owned hotel offering excellent value, excellent food and a warm welcome from James and his team.

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Also, you have Leo’s Tavern and Danny Minnie’s close by where you’ll receive a warm welcome. Lot of excellent food choices to choose from in this area with plenty of tourist attractions.County Donegal boasts some of Ireland’s most beautiful scenery and there are many great places to see and things to do in the region. There are a lot of tourist attractions, beaches and excellent golf courses all over County Donegal.

EXPERIENCE ~ Links Golf, Beaches and copious amounts of tourist attractions in County Donegal. Close to this area you have Cruit Island, Gaoth Dobhair and Cloughaneely Golf Courses.EXPLORE ~ Walks, trails, hikes, surfing, kayaking, fishing and much more all over County Donegal. Hidden gems all over this area.

ENJOY ~ a warm welcome along the Wild Atlantic Way!

Discover Donegal recommend anyone travelling to Ireland on a trip or vacation to put County Donegal very high on your bucket list!! Many tourists are enamored by this scenic area and you will receive a very warm welcome along the Wild Atlantic Way.  A beautiful authentic location for you and your friends to discover and experience in 2022!

Ceantar chomh deas le háit ar bith sa Domhan.  Beidh fáilte mhór roimh cuairteoirí ar bith atá ag teacht go Tír Chonaill ar Shlí An Atlantaigh Fhiáin!