Cliffs of Moher day tour includes the most interesting aspects of the Burren to enable you to get the best possible view and knowledge of the changes which have occurred over the centuries. Fáilte Tours professional tour guides will give you many stops to explore and photograph each area. Also giving you plenty of time at Ireland's most spectacular sea-cliffs, the famous Cliffs of Moher, which are 200m high and are extended for 8km long.
This Tour includes Free
Admission to the Cliffs of Moher & Atlantic Edge
We depart Salthill at 9.50a.m. and Galway at 10.00a.m. through the village of Oranmore where the view of Galway Bay unfolds, next is on to
Clarenbridge, home of the famous September
Oyster Festival. The tour turns right at
Kilcolgan on to the pretty fishing village of
Kinvara. Our first stop will be at
Dunguaire Castle, a 16th Century tower house which holds mediaeval banquets during the summer months. Next we view 12th Century Cistercian
Corcomroe Abbey and then on to
Ballyvaughn. The tour then moves on to the centre of the
This is a remarkable bare limestone area with its combination of many unusual factors, its geology, its flora, caves and archaeology. This is the area where the first stone age dwellers settled. Our next stop is the famous
Poulnabrone dolmen, a 5000 year old tomb used by the stone dwellers to bury their dead. Next we view
Leamanagh Castle, once home of
Maire Rua O'Brien,
Lisdonvarna where the matchmaking festival is held in the month of September and then on to the world famous
Cliffs of Moher for our next long break.
Our lunch break is at Fitzpatrick's Bar, Doolin Hotel just before we head for the Cliffs of Moher every day. We leave the Cliffs of Moher and now it's time for the Atlantic drive towards
Black Head lighthouse, with breathtaking views of
Fanore beach, the blue Atlantic, the Connemara coast and the three Aran Islands of Inis Mór, Inis Meáin, Inis Oirr and arriving back at Galway tourist office at 5.15p.m. You will find our guide friendly and always willing to share a joke with you. It's an experience we hope you will treasure for many years of one of the most beautiful spots of Ireland.