From uncanny lunar landscapes and the powerful Atlantic to labyrinthine caves and crystal clear waterways. Ireland enjoys over 714 miles of spectacular coastline, surrounded by the mighty Atlantic on the west and the Irish Sea on the east. As well as towering cliffs, clear fresh waters, pristine sandy beaches.
The Cliffs of Moher, designated UNESCO Geo Park. The Cliffs are 1,350 feet high at the highest point and range for 4 miles over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare.
The Burren, situated in north-west County Clare, covers over 186 square mles and is of extreme importance to geologists, botanists and archaeologists . Those interested in the ancient history of Ireland will find a wealth of material: megalithic tombs, Celtic crosses, a ruined Cistercian Abbey and more than sixty wedge tombs.
The Twelve Bens or Twelve Pins is a mountain range in Connemara in the west of Ireland. Dedicated hill climbers can hike all twelve in a single day.
Macgillycuddy`s Reeks form a mountain range in Kerry. It has Ireland’s tallest mountains. The sandstone mountains were carved by glaciers during the last ice age.
Mt. Croagh Patrick, a mountain near the town of Westport in County Mayo. Each year, as many as one million pilgrims and visitors make the trek to the top to pray at the stations of the cross. Croagh Patrick has been a sacred site since ancient times. Before the arrival of Christianity, the Celtic people regarded the mountain as the dwelling place of the deity Crom Dubh.