Cliffs of Moher on the Wild Atlantic Way | Cliffs of Moher Clare

All Roads Lead to the Cliffs of Moher

Love to see Ireland at its wildest, most ancient and beautiful? Taking a pilgrimage to the roots of Irish tradition? Then discover how all roads lead to the Cliffs of Moher.

The Cliffs are a natural gateway to one of the most enchanting and hauntingly captivating coastal driving routes in the world – Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way: a 2,500 km touring route ideal for driving, walking or cycling but most of all exploring.
There’s no better way to make memories and embrace experiences that will stay with you for life. Be prepared to…

  • Hear authentic Irish in Ireland’s Gaeltacht (Irish speaking regions) and the best of Irish traditional music.
  • Feel the power of the mighty Atlantic while surfing off the Clare coast.
  • Explore the little villages and towns snuggled into the coastline and indulge your love for fine food at quality cafes and restaurants.
  • Discover some of the ‘Signature Experiences’ at various Discovery Points en route. From the Bridges of Ross to the Loop Head Light House or O’Brien’s Tower – you’ll be intrigued, impressed and inspired every step of the way.

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One of Ireland’s most famous sights, the Cliffs of Moher are entirely vertical and the cliff edge is abrupt. On a clear day the views are tremendous, with the Aran Islands etched on the waters of Galway Bay. From the cliff edge you can just hear the booming far below as the waves crash and gnaw at the soft shale and sandstone.

With a due-west exposure, sunset is the best time to visit.

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