LIMERICK TO THE CLIFFS OF MOHER & THE BURREN – DAY TOUR
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TRAVEL ALONG THE MEMORABLE GALWAY BAY TO THE MAGNIFICENT CLIFFS OF MOHER AND ON TO THE BURREN WHERE THE LANDSCAPE IS LIKE NOWHERE ELSE ON THE GLOBE!
Limerick to The Cliffs of Moher & Burren Day Tour
Pick-Up Location – Arthur’s Quay, Arthur’s Quay Park. Limerick
Dunguaire Castle, Kinvara Village, Co. Galway
Taking you along Galway Bay, your first stop is at the fishing village of Kinvara to see Dunguaire Castle & into The Burren
Dunguaire has a long history that encompasses a broad range of Irish History.
The Medieval castle was Built in 1520 by the mighty Rory Mor O’Shaughnessy, Dunguaire Castle has witnessed sieges, warring clans and renowned literary figures.
The Burren is home to 75% of Ireland’s native flora & location of numerous ancient monuments many of which we visit including the Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, the 5,800 year old Poulnabrone Dolmen and Ballyalban Fairy Fort- home of little men with green hats and orange beards!
Kilfenora & Doolin, County Clare
Stopping also at Kilfenora to see the famous Celtic Crosses (Irish High Crosses), we make our way to the coastal village of Doolin for our lunch stop before visiting the 200-metre high, 8kms long Cliffs of Moher.
The Cliffs of Moher
Enjoy stunning views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands and take your time to soak up the natural beauty of the Cliffs of Moher. (minimum 1.5 hour stop- FREE admission to Cliffs!).
The Cliffs of Moher are 200 meter high, 8 kilometer long ridge of cliffs jutting out into the ocean.
Spend your time wandering along the cliff edge, while looking over to the Gaelic speaking islands of Aran. Keep an eye out for an array of birdlife. The adjacent Interpretive Centre explores different elements of the mighty Cliffs.
The Burren, Co. Clare
We return via the Coast Road with views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands., …..ramble over the magical limestone landscape known as the Burren region. We make a short stop to walk on the lunar like landscape and take in sights such as Leprechaun Head before returning to Limerick.