County Sligo has breathtaking mountain scenery, lakes, waterfalls and beautiful beaches. It is known as Yeats Country as it inspired many of the great works of the Nobel Prize winning Irish writer, W.B. Yeats.
There are many sites of archaelogical interest in the area and one of the greatest concentrations of megalithic tombs in all of Europe. This is known as Carrowmore. It is one of the largest and oldest Stone-Age burial sites in Europe with almost two hundred tombs, a variety of passage graves, dolmens and stone circles still remaining.