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From Galway: Full-Day Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Day Tour

From Galway: Full-Day Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Day Tour

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Experience the beauty and wonder of the Wild Atlantic Way as your driver and guide takes you from Galway to the majestic Cliffs of Moher with plenty of stops along the way.

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Duration 8 hours
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English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a fully guided tour through the Burren along the Wild Atlantic Way
  • Experience the majestic Cliffs of Moher
  • See medieval castles, dry stone walls and the beautiful, stone Burren landscape
Full description

Discover the history and landscapes of Ireland on a day trip from Galway with a local driver and guide. Marvel at centuries-old buildings and striking natural features before taking in one of the best views the country has to offer from the Cliffs of Moher. Stop for plenty of photo opportunities.

Meet your trained driver and guide outside the Kinlay Hostel. Climb aboard the bus to head to your first stop, Dunguaire Castle on the outskirts of Kinvara. Looking at the 16th-century medieval tower house castle, discover why it is one of the most photographed castles in the whole of Ireland.

Then, drive through the unique glaciokarst landscape of the Burren and past the 12th-century Corcomroe Abbey, a Cistercian monastery noted for its distinguished carvings and rich ornamentation. Then, follow the Wild Atlantic Way as it wends its way along the coast of County Clare.

Pass Black Head and Fanore Strand, Discovery Points on the Wild Atlantic Way, from where you can marvel at views of the three Aran Islands, Inishmore (Inis Mor), Inishmann (Inis Meain), and Inisheer (Inis Oirr), locking in Galway Bay, and in the distance the Connemara mountains.

Next, stop for photos at Doolin pier. Feel the Atlantic wind in your face and admire the power of the sea as it crashes onto the shore. After you've worked up an appetite on the beach, tuck into lunch at the Doolin Hotel (not included). Try any of the local seafood dishes. You won't be disappointed.

Then, head to your main stop of the day, the Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy 2 hours at this signature point along the Wild Atlantic Way. Admire one of Ireland's most spectacular sights. Rising 214 meters out of the Atlantic Ocean, the Cliffs of Moher offer one of the most amazing views in Ireland.

After the Cliffs of Moher, return to Galway via Lisdoonvarna, famous for its annual matchmaking festival.

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Air-conditioned bus
  • Driver and guide
  • Cliffs of Moher entry
  • Stops along the way
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet at Merchants Road outside Kinlay Hostel.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Tour returns to Galway between 17:30 and 18:00.
  • Infants must sit on your lap
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 559 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Our guide Damion was so lovely and funny and told us so many interesting things in a comedic and entertaining way. The tour was so nice, we visited the most beautiful places and drove through the most breathtaking landscapes that I could not get enough of. So, you will have so many opportunities to take nice pictures. All in all, I loved everything about it and would definitely recommend this tour!

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November 21, 2022

It was a beautiful day! The trip is well organized, well paced, and very informative. Our guide Peadar was excellent. The food at the lunch stop was very good and we didn’t feel rushed. And then there were the Cliffs of Moher…just amazing…with a good amount of time to explore.

October 11, 2022

The driver/ guide was very skillful and pleasant. He told us interesting facts, and it was easy to understand him. The tour was amazing. The cliffs were awsome! I really recommend it. Bring good shoes and a raincoat just in case. We had good use of our coats, since there were some showers.

October 2, 2022

Product ID: 136751