Why You Should Visit Knock
The small town of Knock in Ireland is best known for its Knock Shrine which is visited by millions of pilgrims every year. Although the town itself is relatively small and is mainly busy for its proximity to the Knock Shrine, there are still plenty of things to do for travelers. Around town you’ll find many charming cafés and pubs where you can enjoy some time with locals, while the natural scenery surrounding the town can be explored on a walk. You can also learn more about the town and its interesting history at the Knock Museum during your visit.
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Arriving In Knock
Ireland West Airport Knock is situated around 20 km away from Knock and ranks as the fourth busiest airport in the Republic of Ireland. When you have arrived at the airport, the most convenient way to get to your destination is to hop in a metered taxi just outside of the airport terminal. The airport itself is relatively small and offers only a limited range of amenities; however, there is a café and restaurant on-site as well as duty-free shopping and free Wi-Fi, so you can find plenty of ways to pass the time.
If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Knock you will not be able to make the journey directly as the airport mainly handles regional flights as well as a few seasonal services around Europe. However, the airport has regular connections to London Gatwick and Manchester Airport which would enable UAE travelers to fly to Knock with only a single stopover.
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Knock Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to Ireland will be able to enter the country after clearing immigration in the UK – however, you are best speaking with your local authorities to make sure you fulfill all the requirements to travel to the country. In Knock the weather is relatively mild for most of the year with average highs of below 20 degrees during the summer. When you have arrived at the airport there are a few leading car rental companies available, so you can conveniently rent your own car as soon as you arrive.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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