When on tour in Ireland your rugby tour itinerary will consist of several wonderful sightseeing options.
Over the coming weeks we will be showcasing a few of them for you to see what you can expect on tour in Ireland.
Cliffs of Moher
One of Ireland’s favourite visitor experiences and representing the best of County Clare. The Cliffs of Moher tower over the rugged West Clare coast. Walk the safe, paved pathways and view the famous Cliffs on Europe’s western frontier.
Enjoy the spectacular vistas over the Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands. Their natural beauty has inspired artists, musicians, poets, absorbing scientists and geologists, drawn by the unique landscape in which they sit.
The Cliffs of Moher, the most famous cliffs in Ireland, will leave you awestruck, creating memories that will stay with you forever.
Why are the Cliffs of Moher one of Ireland’s best attraction sites?
The Cliffs rise to 702 feet at their highest point and range for 8 kms over the Atlantic ocean. The sheer scale and dramatic impact of the cliffs never cease to amaze and delight in equal measure.
Whatever the weather conditions, the Cliffs provide an amazing visual experience. These Cliffs are a special protected area (SPA) for seabirds with over 20 species represented.
Every year over 30,000 breeding pairs including guillemots, falcons, razorbills, kittiwakes, peregrines and the cute puffins visit the cliffs.
The Aran Islands are located just off Galway and Doolin in County Clare. A true Irish experience awaits, locals speak Irish as well as English in a setting of Celtic churches of historical significance.
One of these is the World Heritage site Dun Aonghasa which is set on dramatic 300 ft cliff edge. The Aran Islands are a great choice for special holiday or break and has various accommodation options.
Because of its Celtic and Christian heritage, the Aran Islands has an unusually high number of ruins and sacred sites. Holy Ireland, the Island of saints and scholars has historically centered around Celtic and Christian pilgrimage.
Just by exploring or being on the Aran Islands, one is on a path to connecting with their spiritual innerself and is being ‘blessed’.
Many have been ‘healed’, attend spiritual ceremonies such as the Summer Solstice. Increasing numbers are getting married on the Aran Islands, city dwellers, business people and people who need time out to think. They all believe that the islands will give them that.
The Aran Island’s has a strong spiritual appeal expressed in many ways for a diverse range of people. The umbrella of a cross section of religions and ancient times attracts all sorts of people from various religious denominations.
Each year there are a large number of various groups on pilgrimage on the Aran Islands.
If it’s peace and solitude that you are looking for on your day tour to the Aran Islans then this is the place for you.
Contact us now for more information about arranging your next rugby tour to Ireland.