Europe | Ireland (Eire) | West Coast | Clare – Tralee to Moher, Co Clare (117 miles)
Clare is linked to Galway by land, but otherwise its surrounded by water- the wide Shannon on the East and the Atlantic on the West. There are bustling towns and picturesque villages in between awesome scenery, culminating in the towering Cliffs of Moher.
places to visit
Cliffs of Moher
Aillwee Caves, Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen, Burren
Doolin for pubs and traditional music
Bunratty Folk Park
Craggaunowen for Bronze – age dwellings
Kilkee Hostel, Kilkee – renovated 18th century house in town, dorms, ?8
Doolin Hostel – set on a farm, close to Doolin famous for its music, dorm, ?7.50, 00353 65 7074006
Lahinch Hostel, Lahinch – modern facility, dorm, ?8
00353 65 7081040
Katie O Connors hostel, Kilrush – 18th century house, open peat burning fire in dining room. Adjacent to Crottys, traditional music pub. Dorms, ?7 – ?8, 00353 65 9051133.