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Travel Guide of Cliffs of Moher in Ireland by Influencers

The Cliffs of Moher are sea cliffs located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. They run for about 14 kilometres.

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What you will see and do in Cliffs of Moher:

  ⛰️ Cliff     🌲 Plain     ⛰️ Highland     🏞️ Loch  

Read the reviews from 52 travelers who have been to Cliffs of Moher:

-The Cliffs of Moher are a beautiful natural wonder, but they are also very popular with tourists, so be prepared for crowds.
-There is a Visitors Centre at the Cliffs of Moher that is well worth a visit.
-The weather can be very windy at the Cliffs of Moher, so be prepared for that.
-There is a tour available at Doolin Pier that is a great way to see the Cliffs of Moher.

Stay there for 1 to 2 hours

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Visit the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland

Simply unmissable, the Cliffs of Moher are among the most beautiful cliffs in Ireland

Located in the southwest of the Burren, in County Clare, they are a mecca for Irish tourism.
They will amaze you with their beauty, which extends over more than 8 km long, for a height reaching up to 215 meters high!

Enough to make you dizzy! Don't miss a single moment of the panorama of these rocky giants overlooking the Atlantic Ocean: the show is truly breathtaking! Without any doubt one of the most beautiful spots in Ireland!

The panorama is seen from the O'Brien Tower

The visit starts between Liscannor and Doolin, on the edge of the R478.
A parking lot (8€ per person and not per vehicle) will allow you to get rid of your car, and then discover without further delay the magnificent views overlooking the Cliffs. 

A very wide stony access ramp will lead you to O'Brien's Tower, a small tower built-in 1835, overlooking the landscape. It is located on the highest point of view of the site, and is often the place where tourists take pictures!

Once you arrive, get ready for a breathtaking view! But be careful, it blows hard up there: the spot is very exposed, and deserves a little sweater and a windbreaker for more comfort.
Whatever the weather, the show is very impressive: the Cliffs of Moher plunge vertically into the depths of the ocean. The rock is dark black, deeply marked by the erosion of the sea. 

And depending on the weather, the waves come crashing majestically against these stone giants.
If you look a little further towards the horizon, you will distinguish the famous Aran Islands (the island of Inishmore, the island of Inishmaan, and the island of Inisheer).
 And on a clear day, you will even have the chance to see the high landscapes of Connemara, with its mountains and hills tinged with forests and peat bogs.

A short walk along the cliffs

If you like the show, and if you want to discover more, don't hesitate to walk along the 8 km of cliffs.

Small paths allow you to walk along with them, offering you magnificent views of these exceptional geological masses.
However, be careful not to walk too close to the edge: these paths have not been developed and do not have barriers like the viewpoint at O'Brien Tower.

Many accidents have occurred due to carelessness. In particular, people who have approached the edge of the trail while trying to take a selfie.
The fall is unforgiving and deadly. Also, keep your children close to you, and avoid steep areas: the rock crumbles with time and the surroundings are not safe).

This short walk will allow you to discover the natural wonders of the site: its fauna and flora are renowned throughout the world for their diversity and richness. 

The Cliffs of Moher are home to a large number of seabirds, as well as a variety of plant life lining the cliffs. During the nesting season, the Cliffs are even populated by cormorants, guillemots, razorbills, and puffins!

Plan to spend a good half-day touring the Cliffs of Moher... and a good camera, ready to be drawn to immortalize the moment!

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Cliffs of Moher

How to visit the Cliffs of Moher?

You have access to a pleasant walking trail, climb to the top of O'Brien Tower to get a panoramic view of the cliffs.
There is also a ferry at Doolin Pier to see the cliffs from the ocean. Many boat trips take you to the Cliffs of Moher

214 m

They rise to 214 m above the Atlantic Ocean over eight kilometers.
The O'Brien Tower was built in 1835 in the middle of the cliffs by Sir Cornelius O'Brien.
To provide an observation point for the many tourists who come to the site

Cliffs of Moher.

The Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland's top tourist attractions, dominate the west coast of County Clare.

Visitors to the Cliffs of Moher come for two reasons: the breathtaking height of the rock face and the breathtaking view from the top.

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  28.5 km (17.7 miles) away from Cliffs of Moher

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