The Burren

The Burren region is an excellent location for walking and cycling, It is a unique area of 270sq kilometres of limestone pavement and green valleys.  It is rich in flora and fauna, geology, archaeology,  ancient settlements & ecclesiastical sites. Mediterranean, Alpine and Arctic flowers and plants grow side by side. Take a walk on the beach, across the moonscape-like rocks, see wild flowers, touch megalithic tombs.

For guided walking tours of the burren - Burren Hillwalks

Cliffs of Moher

The most dramatic cliffs in Europe standing 250 metres above sea level and 8kms long. Home to a myriad of wildlife and many different species of birds.  There is a cliff side walk down to hags head.  The Cliffs boast one of the most amazing views in Ireland. On a clear day, the Aran Islands are visible in Galway Bay as well as the valleys and hills of Connemara.

A  new visitors centre opened in Feb 2007. www.cliffsofmoher.ie
For daily boat trips under the cliff from doolin Pier. www.mohercruises.com

The Aran Islands

The islands of Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer make up the Aran Islands, and their rugged, natural beauty, thatched roof cottages dotting the islands, provide a splendid example of Celtic and early Christian heritage and gives one the impression that they have just travelled back in time. There are passage ferries running from Doolin pier to the islands each day.

Aillwee Caves, Ballyvaughan

The creation of the Ailwee Caves began millions of years' ago, when this stunning creation of nature was formed by the melt waters of a prehistoric ice age. The cave, carved out of limestone, cuts into the heart of the mountain.

Doolin Cave

Doolin Cave is one of Europe’s most compelling cave attractions. It is a truly authentic experience. ‘The Great Stalactite’ It is your only opportunity to see such a large free hanging stalactite anywhere in the world.

Doolin2Aran Ferries

Doolin 2 Aran Ferries operates a high quality fleet of two cruise ships from Liscannor Harbour and Doolin pier Our reputable vessels include the Jack B, and the Doolin Discovery. Our Fleet provides a perfect balance to meet the needs and accommodate groups of up to 67 passengers for Aran Islands travel. All of our vessels are very well maintained, clean, serviced and fully certified by the Dept. of Transport.

www.doolin2aranferries.com/

Cottage Rentals