Take your picture at the iconic Cliffs of Moher, explore the historical landscape of the Burren. Drink a pint of Guinness in the famous Irish music village of Doolin.
Cliffs of Moher Private Tour
Hazel Chocolate Mountian & Bell Harbour
Unique experience only 2% of the world’s chocolate made this way.
This Abbey is beautifully situated on the edge of the rocky hills of the Burren. The Abbey was founded for Cistercian monks in 1195 in order to serve as a link between the Abbey located at Inisloughnaght, Co. Tipperary.
The Burren & Ballyvaughan Village
Another popular stop off along the tour is The Burren National Park. The park is located in the southeastern corner of the Burren and is approximately 1500 hectares in size. The word “Burren” comes from an Irish word “Boíreann” meaning a rocky place. Ballyvaughan village is an ideal base for visitors exploring the Burren
The Poulnabrone Dolmen
Located on the Burren limestone plateau, The Poulnabrone Dolmen is one of Ireland’s most iconic archaeological monuments. The Poulnabrone Portal Tomb is the oldest and one of the most photographed megalithic monuments in Ireland. This is mainly due to its superb sculptured form and easy access from the road.
Leamaneh Castle & Kilfenora Village
Built around 1480 by King Turlogh O’Brien, the name of the castle ‘Leamaneh’ is said to derive from the Irish ‘Leim an eich’ or in English, ‘The horse’s leap’. According to folklore, there is a number of haunted Irish castles. Surely one the most famous is Leamaneh Castle. Red Mary (the most famous inhabitant) is widely known in Irish folk culture for her notoriously bloody past.
Lisdoonvarna is rich in both history and Irish music and home to the world-famous Lisdoonvarna Match Making Festival Europe biggest singles event. Furthermore, the village boasts a Victorian Spa Complex and Health Centre which is located in attractive parkland. The Spa’s therapeutic mineral waters of sulphur, iron and magnesium have been dispensed since the 18th century.
The Cliffs of Moher
The iconic Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s most visited natural attractions. The Cliffs stretch for around 8km 5 miles along the Atlantic coast of Clare and they reach 214m 700 feet at their highest point. Therefore, if you would like to update your social media profile against an Irish backdrop, this is the place to do it. The cliffs are probably the most visited tourist attraction in the west of Ireland and the Second in the Country after Guinness.
Doonagore Castle & Doolin Village
Nearing the half way of our tour we will explore Doonagore Castle. This is Doolin’s iconic tower house castle located on the hill overlooking Doolin Point. A 16th-century tower house with a small walled enclosure, this castle is located about 1 km above the village of Doolin.
Gus O’Connors lunch stop
The lunch stop on The Cliffs of Moher Private Tour is Gus O’Connor’s Pub located in the heart of the picturesque village of Doolin beside the Cliffs. Established in 1832 and host to Legendary music sessions, delicious Irish food and a warm welcome. One of Ireland’s best-loved traditional pubs.
OPTIONAL EXTRA – Cliffs tour by sea.
Explore the cliffs from all sides with this guided ferry tour. We will take you to Doolin pier where you can set sail with the wonderfull Doolin Ferry Co. You will be in great hands with Bill O’Brien and his team. VIEW 300 MILLION YEARS OF HISTORY UP CLOSE.
OPTIONAL EXTRA – Aran Islands Day Tour.
Sail to the Aran Islands (Inisheer) all in the one day from Doolin. Our Driver tour guides will sail with you all the way to the Island and then provide you with a guided tour. The 1 hour Tour Boat trips from Doolin in order to see the Cliffs by Sea are available with The Doolin Ferry Company.