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  • Location: Galway, Ireland
  • Duration:  8 hours (approx.)
Leave Galway and head to the incredible Cliffs of Moher that sit on Europe’s most westerly tip! Traveling south by luxury coach, pass quaint coastal towns and villages like Kinvara and Doolin, and see attractions steeped in history such as Dunguaire Castle. Travel through the lunar landscape that's known as the Burren and then spend two hours at leisure walking around the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cliffs of Moher.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip to the UNESCO-listed Cliffs of Moher from Galway
  • See Dunguaire Castle in the picturesque fishing village of Kinvara
  • Admire the eye-catching landscape of the Burren and see Megalithic monuments like Poulnabrone Dolmen
  • Marvel at the Celtic crosses near Kilfenora
  • Relax in Gus O'Connors pub in Doolin -- one of the village's world-famous pubs
  • Explore the Cliffs of Moher at leisure before returning to Galway by luxury coach

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What You Can Expect

Cliffs of Moher Day Trip from Galway

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Leave Galway and head southwest on board your luxury coach in the direction of the world-famous Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. Traveling along scenic coastal roads, your tour stops to visit cute fishing villages and historic sites as you go. First stop is in Kinvara, a pretty fishing village known for its star attraction – Dunguaire Castle. Stroll around it outside with your guide and hear tales of its impressive history that dates back to the 16th century.

Continue your journey through Burren National Park – or simply ‘the Burren’ – and marvel at its utterly intriguing landscape, with rolling hills covered with limestone rocks. The park is home to numerous ancient monuments like the Poulnabrone Dolmen, which is said to be the most photographed Megalithic monument in the country, and the little-known Ballyalban Fairy Fort.

Just outside the town of Kilfenora, stop and hop off your coach to see some Celtic crosses, and learn about their history and symbolism from your guide. The tiny coastal village of Doolin is nearby, and lunch takes place here, in one of the town’s legendary pubs -- Gus O'Connors -- that's famous for its traditional Irish music and great food.

Your afternoon is spent at the stunning Cliffs of Moher, and it’s sure to be the highlight of your day. With approximately two hours to spend here at your leisure, walk around enjoying unforgettable views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands. Featured in classic movies like The Princess Bride and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the cliffs are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and perfect for a bracing walk with unforgettable scenery.

Return to Galway via the coastal roads, enjoying one last break for a walk on the Burren.

Customer Reviews

Jennifer Z
United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our guide was so charming and hilarious, while really making us think, too. The cliffs were breathtaking! The side trip to a fairy fort was enchanting!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Loved everything about this tour!! Our tour guide was hilarious, knowledgeable, and gave great tips and advice for our sightseeing! The only thing I would've changed would be to stay at the Cliffs of Moher longer because it was so beautiful and such a nice day out. Would recommend this tour to anyone!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was an excellent tour. The driver was very engaging and informative. It was longer than I had anticipated but every stop was very worthwhile.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our tour was everything it promised to be and beyond! It was a well-planned and well-directed programme, the whole staff showed great professionalism, knowing how to great their guests and how to make them feel at ease and enjoy this fantastic trip. Our guide was extremely informative, entertaining, even outright funny from time to time, and attentive to the needs, the wants and the spirits of the whole company, making this tour a tailor-made for all and each. Along with great weather, and the gifts of Ireland's culture, heritage and natural beauty, this was our best day in Ireland, and probably one of the best days in our lives!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

I am so glad that I decided to go on this tour. It was the highlight of my trip and what made me fall in love with Ireland. I can't believe how nice the folks were at the tour company. Our driver, Eamon, was so funny and lovely. Thanks!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This is a definate must see Amon was our driver and did an extraordinary job i highly recommend it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was a wonderful day and the driver was entertaining and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Had a great time on this tour. Had beautiful weather, 65F and sunny. You have about 90 minutes to spend at the cliffs exploring which isn't really a lot of time so use it wisely. Tour is well organized and runs efficiently. Made multiple stops along way to cliffs to take in a few sights. Tour guide is very knowledgeableas expected, only minor issue was the bugs that day at the cliffs. We had beautiful weather all week in Ireland, 60 and sunny all week so everything was coming alive including the bugs. They weren't biting bugs but just annoying. Wife and I loved every minute of this tour. Definitely recommend to anyone wanting to visit the cliffs and let someone else drive.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

The beauty was in the trip and seen through the eyes of the traveler. Comfortable coach bus and the best spots picked to stop at for pictures and lunch. Our driver, Michael D. made it fun and interesting so that we could see it through the eyes of our ancestors. We appreciated his kindness as well.

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