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County Donegal

Castles · Lookouts · Historic Sites
O'Donnell's County
Encompassing nearly a fifth of the country's coastline, County Donegal remains one of Ireland's wildest regions. Despite its large size, the county houses just over 150,000 residents spread across a landscape of low mountains and natural sea loughs. A bastion of Gaelic culture, the region maintains a distinct cultural identity and a fierce spirit of independence, exemplified by the popular saying "Up here it's different." A place of extremes, County Donegal features a rugged interior and an even rockier coastline, boasting some of the highest sea cliffs in Europe. Still relatively undiscovered by foreign travelers, this region offers you a chance to discover a quieter side of Ireland largely untouched by commercialization and mass tourism. Make County Donegal central to your Ireland travel plans using our Ireland trip planner.
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Places to visit in County Donegal

Donegal TownTrip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Nightlife, Gift & Specialty Shop CarrickTrip planner BEST FOR: Lookout, Outdoor Activity, Hiking Trail LetterkennyTrip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Zoo, Mountain ArdaraTrip planner BEST FOR: Gift & Specialty Shop, Historic Walking Area, Cave DunfanaghyTrip planner BEST FOR: Landmark, Gift & Specialty Shop, History Museum

Regions of County Donegal