Ireland - County Clare (PDF Chapter)
This is the County Clare chapter from Lonely Planet’s Ireland guidebook.
Clare combines spectacular landscapes and vibrant culture. Along the coast, the waves are a magnet for surfers. Explore the moonscape-like limestone expanse of the Burren, which blazes with wildflowers in spring. And Clare has got soul: traditional music flourishes here.
- join in with the locals at spirited trad sessions in age-old inns
- board a late-afternoon boat to see Clare’s iconic Cliffs of Moher near Doolin
- drive the peninsula’s narrow roads to the headland at Loop Head
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Ennis, Dysert O’Dea, Dromore Wood, Craggaunowen, Quin, Shannon Airport, Bunratty, Killaloe, Ballina, Mountshannon, Kilrush, Loop Head Peninsula, Kilkee, Ennistimon, Liscannor, Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, Doolin, Lisdoonvarna, Kilfenora, Corofin, Fanore.
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