Cliffs of Moher, Wild Atlantic Way & Galway City - Wild Rover Tours
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Tourist Office Dublin, 33 Bachelor's Walk, Dublin,
Mrs Jacqueline Goldrick
A one day tour to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare located on Ireland’s wild rugged Atlantic coast. The tour which takes in the beauty of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way also stops in Galway city described by the writer W.B Yeats as “The Venice of the West”.
Travel with Wild Rover tours to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare located on Ireland's wild rugged Atlantic coast. The cliffs are the highest cliffs in Europe at 214 metres/700 feet and were recently voted as the seventh most wonderful heritage site in the world, a global poll conducted by UNESCO.
Departing from Dublin the tour will travel through the counties of Kildare and Limerick before arriving in County Clare. Passing by Bunratty castle, a 15th century medieval Norman fortress and on through Lahinch a world famous surfing and golfing destination, travelling through the famous golf links and along the Atlantic coast.
The premium admittance ticket to the Atlantic edge admits the visitor to the exciting interpretive centre and visitor experience.
Situated in a large domed cave, see photographs, exhibits, displays and experiences to enchant the visitor.
Continue on through the dome to the audio visual theatre and experience a virtual reality cliff face adventure known as 'the ledge', allowing the visitor to experience life at the cliff face both above and below sea level.
Outside the centre enjoy a walk along the Cliff face and experience the exhilarating freedom and the power or nature at work. The fresh air blows in off the ocean and the awe inspiring sheer height of the Cliffs when looking over the edge to the Atlantic are very memorable, 214m high at the highest point and ranging for eight kilometres along the western seaboard of County Clare.
Visit O'Briens Tower which stands proudly on a headland off these wonderful Cliffs and see the Aran Islands and Galway Bay in the distance.
From The Cliffs the tour travels deep in the Burren. An amazing scenic drive along Europe's edge... next stop North America, along the 'Atlantic Coast' and through the Burren National Park, see 75% of Ireland's native flora with numerous ancient monuments, Megalithic Tombs (older than the Pyramids), Fairy Forts and famous Celtic Crosses.
The Tour stops in the Burren so visitors can enjoy a walk along the Atlantic ledge and experience this amazing lunar landscape and wonderful countryside.
Continuing around Galway Bay towards Galway city the tour passes the Blackhead Lighthouse and on through Kinvara fishing village famed for its Galway Hookers (boats)and Dunguire Castle built in 1520 and originally the royal palace of the King of Connaught. There are many stories to be told about this part of Ireland and the dedicated professional tour guide will involve you with everything you see.
Next stop is Galway City described by the writer W.B Yeats as 'The Venice of the West'
Galway 'city of the tribes' is Ireland's cultural capital with its artistic and bohemian ambience. 30 minute guided walking tour included learning about the medieval city and its Spanish trading connections. Afterwards explore the narrow musical streets, boutiques and cafes.
Returning to Dublin there is on-board entertainment with extracts from 'Riverdance' and other Irish culture.