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Discover one of Ireland’s best places to visit – The Cliffs of Moher Experience

Create magical memories that will last a lifetime.

One of the best things to do in Ireland, The Cliffs of Moher tower over the rugged West Clare coast at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way. Walk the safe, paved pathways and view the famous Cliffs situated on the edge of Europe and enjoy the spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands.

Cliffs of Moher Named Ireland’s Best Visitor Attraction

The Cliffs of Moher Experience has been named winner of ‘Ireland’s Best Visitor Attraction’ in The Irish Independent’s annual Reader Travel Awards for 2023.

The County Clare visitor attraction finished ahead of Ireland’s best-known tourist sites in a poll of Irish and international readers of The Irish Independent.

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At The Cliffs of Moher

Why visit The Cliffs of Moher?

Exploring the Cliffs of Moher and County Clare while you are on vacation is a must for travelers seeking a real connection with Ireland’s natural and cultural heritage. The Cliffs of Moher have a history spanning more than 300 million years. Renowned as being one of the world’s natural wonders, a visit to Ireland would be incomplete without experiencing the beauty of the Cliffs of Moher.

With its UNESCO Global Geopark status a visit to the Cliffs of Moher and The Burren is an opportunity to connect with one of the best places to visit in Ireland.

How to get to The Cliffs of Moher?

The Cliffs of Moher are located on the the rugged West Coast of Ireland, in County Clare. They stretch along the Atlantic Ocean and are a prominent feature along the Wild Atlantic Way.

It is possible to fly directly to Shannon Airport from New York, Chicago, Boston and many more locations.

The Cliffs of Moher Experience are easily accessed by road

  • From Galway to the Cliffs of Moher  (90 minutes)
  • Ennis to the Cliffs of Moher (40 minutes)
  • Limerick to the Cliffs of Moher (75 minutes)
  • Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher via Galway (3.5 hours)
  • By Ferry which sails from Tarbert in Kerry to Killimer in Clare (45 minutes)

 

When to visit the Cliffs of Moher?

Visit outside of peak times which are between 11 am – 4 pm for a more pleasant and peaceful experience. Witnessing sunset at the Cliffs of Moher ranks among one of the best things to do in Ireland, creating special and enduring memories.

Off-Peak AM:  8am -11am
Peak times:  11am – 4pm
Off-Peak PM:  4pm – Close

*Children under 12 are FREE when accompanied by a parent/guardian to a maximum of 4.

Weather

The Cliffs’ weather can shift unpredictably, so it’s wise for visitors to arrive prepared with rain jackets and sturdy walking boots. Regardless of weather, the Cliffs have  earned a spot among the world’s top 25 “selfie spots” on Instagram in 2021. Ensuring a spot on your itinerary for the best places to visit in Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher offer an experience that’s both visually stunning and enduringly memorable.

In the event of unfavorable weather conditions, you have the ability to change your online booking.

Things To Do!

Cliffs of Moher Tour
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Guided Tours - Cliffs of Moher
Guided Tour
Bird Watching
Explore Clare

Fun Facts!

Did you know that the Cliffs of Moher are steeped in myths and stories?

Local legends suggest that these cliffs might be the dwelling place of supernatural beings and mystical creatures. Combining these legends with the natural beauty, visiting the Cliffs of Moher should definitely be on your list of things to do in Ireland while on your vacation. Get ready to be captivated, as these cliffs will fill you with a deep sense of awe and curiosity.

Download the Cliffs of Moher Experience App and Audio Guide to learn more.

Did you know County Clare has some of the world’s finest golf courses?

For those who love golf, County Clare is a true haven, showcasing top-tier golfing venues renowned all over the world. The captivating coastal views along The Wild Atlantic Way, rolling hills, and a legacy rich in golfing culture combine to create an unforgettable golfing adventure. Exploring County Clare’s golf courses should unquestionably be a priority on your list of things to do in Ireland.

Did you know that County Clare is famous for traditional Irish music?

Immersed in rich musical heritage, County Clare is a must-visit for Irish traditional music fans. From cozy pub sessions with the sounds of fiddles and accordions to grand festivals, the county of Clare has it all. Doolin, nestled a short drive away from the iconic Cliffs of Moher, stands as the epicenter of this musical universe, where its pubs become intimate stages for lively performances. County Clare should most definitely be on your list of places to visit in Ireland for the rich culture of Irish music.

Did you know that County Clare has an incredibly rich history?

From the Cliffs of Moher to the awe-inspiring Burren, uncover history and heritage along the route of the Wild Atlantic Way. This journey will guide you through an endless voyage of exploration and cultural immersion, unveiling Ireland’s most renowned tourist destinations, including monastic sites, churches, cathedrals, and abbeys. This journey along the Wild Atlantic Way will introduce you to some of Ireland’s most visited tourist attractions and presenting the perfect selection of the finest things to do in Ireland while you are on vacation.

Did you know that the Cliffs of Moher have made appearance in several major movies?

The Cliffs of Moher have served as stunning backdrops and settings for numerous renowned movies, including but not limited to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, The Mackintosh Man starring Paul Newman, The Princess Bride, and a host of other cinematic treasures. Should you hold admiration for any of these iconic films, then the Cliffs of Moher deserves a place on your itinerary of must-see things to do Ireland.

Download the Cliffs of Moher Experience App and Audio Guide to learn more.

Out-of-this-world scenery

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.

– Lonely Planet

Apr 24, 2024 - Wed
Liscannor, Ireland
clear sky
14°C clear sky
Wind 4 m/s, WNW
Humidity 72%
Pressure 763.57 mmHg
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light rain
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