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Clare Tourist Attractions

A Geosite

Cliffs of Moher Geosite

What is a Geosite?

A Geosite is an area from a few square metres to a few square kilometres in size which has a geological and scientific importance and whose geological character meets one or more exceptional criteria.  Within the Geopark there are eleven Geosites that one can visit such as Poulnabrone Dolmen, Doolin Cave, and the Cliffs of Moher.

The Cliffs of Moher is one of the most well-known Geosites. The 8km of cliffs display a spectacular example of an ancient infilling marine sedimentary basin.

While the Burren area is renowned for its remarkable collection of plants and animals. It is equally unique below ground. Many caverns and caves exist throughout the Geopark. One of the many features of these caverns or caves are Stalagmites and Stalactites

Geosites in County Clare

At The Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher
Doolin Pier
Doolin Pier
Doolin Cave Stalactite
Doolin Cave
Fanore Beach, County Clare
Fanore Beach
Flaggy Shore
Aillwee Cave & Birds of Prey
Aillwee Cave
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Lisdoonvarna, County Clare,
Lisdoonvarna Spa Wells
The Burren, County Clare
Burren National Park
Carran Turlough, Carran
Carran Polje & Turlough
The Burren area
Slieve Carran