Cliffs of Moher Tour and Galway Bay from Dublin

 
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Cliffs of Moher Tour and Galway Bay from Dublin

Highlights:

Walk along the majestic Cliffs of Moher

Experience the stark beauty of the Burren

Enjoy a pub lunch in Doolin village

Visit 12th-century Corcomroe Abbey

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  • Cliffs of Moher & Galway Bay: Full-Day Tour from Dublin

    Walk along cliffs that are one of Ireland's most famous landmarks, and marvel at the sweeping views across to the Aran Islands. Make your way down to the limestone karst area known as the Burren.

    Live guide: English

    Duration: 12 hours

    Starts at meeting point, pick-up at hotel possible ( More details, Show on map)

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Overview:

Visit the Cliffs of Moher on a day excursion from Dublin to the west of Ireland, passing historic castles and ancient monuments on the way. Enjoy lunch at a traditional pub in Doolin, visit 12th-century Corcomroe Abbey, and stop at famous Galway Bay.

Description:

The Cliffs of Moher and Galway Bay are both iconic Irish sites that should be on every visitor’s itinerary. See these spectacular sights, take a short hike at the Burren, enjoy lunch at a traditional Irish pub, and see historic castles along the way.

Detailed Itinerary
06:50 Begin your adventure that will take you from Dublin to Ireland's west coast. As you head west you’ll pass the Guinness factory and Kilmainham Jail, and later the Curragh horse racing track and some of Ireland's historic castles.

10:00 Arrive in the city of Limerick, where you’ll have a short break to see King John's Castle across the River Shannon. Travel through the streets of this historic city on your way to County Clare. Stop at the Treaty Stone and learn about the history of this great city and the battles between the Irish and the English.

11:30 When you arrive at the Cliffs of Moher you’ll have an hour and a half to walk along the edge of the cliffs and take in the spectacular views. On a clear day you’ll be able to see the Aran Islands. Entrance to the site and the interactive show inside the visitor center are included in the tour price.

13:00 It's time to head to Doolin village for lunch or, weather permitting, a picnic lunch on the cliffs. Usually, the group has lunch at Fitzpatrick's Pub in Doolin, where they serve really good fish and chowder.

Doolin is renowned for its Irish music and friendly locals. It’s just up the road from Lisdoonvarna, which is quite well known for its matchmaking festival, attracting 40,000 romantic hopefuls, single farmers, and revelers annually.

14:00 After lunch, you’ll depart on a short trek around the karst hills of the Burren. The Burren is famous worldwide for its unique landscape and plant species. Be on the lookout for orchids and beautiful gentian flowers!

16:30 On your return to Dublin, you’ll head first to Galway Bay. Stop at Dunguaire Castle in Kinvara, and visit Corcomroe Abbey, a 12th-century abbey in a stunning setting. You should expect to reach Dublin city center at around 19:00.

What's Included:

• Guided tour
• All entrance fees

What's Not Included:

• Meals

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  • Rating: 5 “Our tour guide was terrific!”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Glen Allen, United States on July 3rd, 2014 Although it's a long day, well worth it!


  • Rating: 5 “Great tour with a very nice guide”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Berlin, Germany on July 3rd, 2014 we enjoyed it very much.


  • Rating: 4 “Great experience”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Baden, Switzerland on April 22nd, 2014 It was a really nice trip to the cliffs of moher. The weather was pretty nice.
    Our driver was a funny guy but talked way to much during the trip.


  • Rating: 5 “Fantastic tour”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from san sebastian de los reyes, Spain on April 21st, 2014 It worth it!!!


  • Rating: 5 “Amazing!”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Lynnfield, United States on March 20th, 2014 It was a long tour, but worth every minute. The tour guide, Joseph, was funny and kept the ride interesting with songs and facts about the area.
    The cliffs were beautiful as was the rest of the bay and western coast!
    Would definitely recommend this to anyone staying in Dublin!


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  • “Must-do! No trip to Ireland is complete without this!!”

    “The guide was also nice and funny.”

    Isabell from Molln, Austria

  • “very lovely day trip”

    “Very nice, friendly bus driver! Great stops along the way. The cliffs are really worth seeing.”

    Beate from Eslohe, Germany

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