Traditional Music in Doolin
Doolin’s pubs host some of the finest musicians that Ireland has to offer each night of the week throughout the season. The atmosphere is unique and before long, I know you will tap your feet and clap your hands as the music takes over. All pubs serve food up to approximately 9.30pm, then you can enjoy the music until closing time.
Caves of The Burren
Doolin Cave is one of Europe’s most compelling cave attractions. It is a truly authentic experience. ‘The Great Stalactite’ It is your only opportunity to see such a large free hanging stalactite anywhere in the world.
Aillwee Caves, Ballyvaughan
The creation of the Aillwee Caves began millions of years’ ago, when this stunning creation of nature was formed by the melt waters of a prehistoric ice age. The cave, carved out of limestone, cuts into the heart of the mountain.
The Cliffs & The Islands
Cliffs of Moher
The most dramatic cliffs in Europe standing 250 metres above sea level and 8kms long. Home to a myriad of wildlife and many different species of birds. There is a cliff side walk down to hags head. The Cliffs of Moher boast one of the most amazing views in Ireland. On a clear day, the Aran Islands are visible in Galway Bay as well as the valleys and hills of Connemara.
The Aran Islands
The islands of Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer make up the Aran Islands, and their rugged, natural beauty, thatched roof cottages dotting the islands, provide a splendid example of Celtic and early Christian heritage and gives one the impression that they have just travelled back in time. There are passage ferries running from Doolin pier to the islands each day.
Walking & Hiking
The Burren region is an excellent location for walking and cycling, It is a unique area of 270sq kilometres of limestone pavement and green valleys. It is rich in flora and fauna, geology, archaeology, ancient settlements & ecclesiastical sites. Mediterranean, Alpine and Arctic flowers and plants grow side by side. Take a walk on the beach, across the moonscape-like rocks, see wild flowers, touch megalithic tombs.
Guided Burren walking tours
The walker and outdoor enthusiast are serviced in this area, a county of contrasts, with high hills and verdant valleys, providing ample scope for even the most dedicated hillwalker.