Lisdoonvarna Tourism

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Lisdoonvarna (Irish: Lios Dúin Bhearna, meaning "fort of the gapped keep") is a spa town of 822 people (2002 census) in County Clare in Ireland. The town is famous for its music and festivals. The town takes its name from the Irish Lios Dúin Bhearna meaning the "lios dúin", or enclosured fort, of the gap ("bearna"). It is believed that the fort referred to in this name is the green earthen fort of Lissateeaun (fort of the fairy hill), which lies 3 km to the northeast of the town, near the remains of a Norman-era castle. The area was officially classified as part of the West Clare Gaeltacht; an Irish-speaking community; until 1956.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Lisdoonvarna, Ireland. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Lisdoonvarna is located at a short trip away from Limerick a major city in Ireland. Attractions in Limerick include King John's Castle, The Hunt Museum, Lough Gur Heritage Centre. Also, to reach Lisdoonvarna, you'll have to take a flight to Limerick; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Lisdoonvarna can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Lisdoonvarna*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lisdoonvarna

    Know the pollution level of Lisdoonvarna before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 3.85 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.45 (Low)
  • Lisdoonvarna: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lisdoonvarna for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lisdoonvarna.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.88 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.72 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 92.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 63 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38 (Low)
  • Living in Lisdoonvarna - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lisdoonvarna is 181.98 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 70.89 (High)
    • Climate Index 90.15 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.64 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.43 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.82 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 53.66 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.09 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.91 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lisdoonvarna

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lisdoonvarna

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.07 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 59.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 96.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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