Welcome to Inishmore


Inishmore is 14.5km long and 4km at its widest stretch. Boats arrive and depart from Inishmore's main settlement, Kilronan (Cill Rónáin), on the southeastern side of the island. The arid landscape to its west is dominated by stone walls, boulders, scattered buildings and the odd patch of deep-green grass and potato plants.

Today, tourism turns the wheels of the island's economy: from May to September tour vans greet each ferry and flight, offering a ride around the sights.


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$1952.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Explorer Series 8-Day Guided Burren, Aran & Connemara Walk

Day 1: Your holiday begins in the cultural city of Galway – a city that thrives both on a fascinating and historical past & a traditional & proudly Irish present.  Your Guide will meet you at 16.00 hours in the centre of Galway, and then a courtesy transfer by minivan takes you to your holiday start location on the southern shores of Connemara. Day 2: Connemara Walk - Your first walk is a wonderful introduction to the beauty of Connemara and the contrasts of bogland & beach that makes this part of Ireland so enthralling.  After your full Irish breakfast and with your picnic lunch in your backpack your walk will begin. Walk Details – Distance: Up to 17kms. Day 3: Connemara National Park - Driving a short distance, you reach the little village of Letterfrack and Connemara National Park.  Here, you will have time to enjoy the Visitor Centre, where you may wish to learn more about the formation of this fascinating landscape & its early settlers. Walk Details – Distance: Up to 14kms.Day 4: Inishmore Arrival - Today you transfer to Galway Bay & reach the largest of the Aran Islands and Inishmore where you will spend your next 2 nights.  Taking a small ferry from Galway, your crossing takes approx. 1 hour.   Walk Details – Distance: Up to 9kms.Day 5: Inishmore Hike - Today you will have the opportunity to discover Inish Mor in all its glory.  Leaving your accommodation, and overlooking the southern shores of the island, you reach the centre of Inishmor at Kilmurvey. Walk Details – Distance: Up to 19kms. Day 6: Ballyvaughan Hike - Leaving the island this morning, you return to the mainland and drive south, around Galway Bay to reach the Burren.  This is a completely different & contrasting landscape to Connemara & also boasts one of the most diverse arrays of flowers that any keen botanist would wish to find. Walk Details – Distance: Up to 17kms. Day 7: Cliffs of Moher - Walking from your accommodation in Doolin, you walk south to reach the foothills of the Cliffs of Moher.  Climbing gradually, you can see the lower levels and layering of rock formations that continue to climb to their 300mt wall of beauty.  Reaching the Visitor Centre you may wish to learn more on the formation of the cliffs, or just enjoy some light refreshments there. Walk Details – Distance: Up to 15kms. Day 8: Departure - After your final and substantial Irish Breakfast, you will be taken by minivan to reach the bus & train station in Ennis.  From here, you can then avail of the excellent bus/train service to all major airports, cities & ferry ports in Ireland.  Your estimated arrival time to Ennis is approx. 10.30am.  Please note that Ennis is approx. 20 mins (drive time) from Shannon Airport.

$1004.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Clare, Aran Islands- Self Guided 8 Day Cycling Tour

Day 1: EnnisThis tour will start and finish in Dublin. Today you will be picked up and taken on our cliffs of Moher tour bus to Ennis where your cycle adventure begins. You can check out some of the local attractions before you start your cycle adventure such as the medieval Friary ruins or the Clare Museum where you can learn about Irish history and culture. Day 2: Spanish PointYou will enjoy this first day of cycling which will take you across flat green pastures to the west coast of Ireland.  We have chosen quiet country back roads which rarely see much traffic so you can settle into your cycle and enjoy the scenery. You arrive at Spanish Point which is known by surfers for its big waves. Day 3: LahinchLeaving behind wonderfully historic Spanish Point, you will head towards Lahinch. You’ll cross through a golf club to see the Dough Castle ruins, You’ll also visit the village of Liscannor. Then we'll reach the highlight, the Cliffs of Moher! Day 4: Aran IslandsEarly in the morning you will go to the harbour to catch the ferry to the Aran Islands. We are going to the largest of the islands, Inishmore. The ferry arrives in Kilronan, where you’ll start your cycling tour. You can enjoy a cycle loop of the entire island and its abundance of wildlife before you come back to Kilronan and return to Doolin by ferry, where you’ll stay again overnight.Day 5: DoolinToday is a real treat. This cycle is a loop route which will lead you back to our favourite village of Doolin. Out of Doolin you will cycle up along the amazing limestone covered coastline with the wild Atlantic Way at your side. You head towards the Black Head through Ballyvaughan which is a good lunch stop. You will then make your way to Poulnabrone Dolmen (4200BC). Then you should take the boat ride along the Cliffs of Moher for an amazing experience.Day 6: Doolin rest daySometimes it’s a good idea to stop to take in the local atmosphere and Doolin is just the place to do that. There are so many things to do here from horse riding, caving, hiking, kayaking or you can even see a different side to the Cliffs of Moher with a boat trip along their base which is a must do!Day 7: Burren National ParkWe leave Doolin for the last time and move on to other adventures for the day ahead. You will cycle inland into the heart of the Burren National Park with amazing limestone mountains at every turn.The locals here are very friendly so don’t be afraid to say hello and get involved, you’ll be welcomed with open arms!Day 8: Return to DublinThe morning is yours to enjoy - explore Kinvara and nearby Dunguaire Castle or simply have a rest! Our day tour coach from Dublin stops in Kinvara and will pick you up for the last journey back to Dublin.