Cliffs of Moher – Irealnd Top Tourist Destination!

Cliffs-of moherThe Cliffs of Moher is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Ireland. Many Ireland vacation packages may include a visit to these majestic cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The cliffs were formed about 320 million years ago and stand about 700 feet high and stretch about five miles to the south.

While visiting the Cliffs of Moher, visitors will want to be sure to visit the many wonderful and beautiful Ireland castles such as the famous castle, Blarney Castle, located near the Ring of Kerry, as well as the Rock of Cashel which is the most visited castle in Ireland.

While visiting the Cliffs of Moher, visitors will find many places to stay such as a bed and breakfast, hotels as well as hostels. There are also many places where guests may go in order to learn about the amazing and sometimes tragic history of this area. One of the best places to do this is Kylemore Alley. This is a beautiful castle nestled in the mountains. In addition to visiting this magnificent place, guests may learn about how they make their famous pottery.

The Cliffs of Moher is a designated UNESCO geo park and is a sanctuary and protected area of many endangered birds such as the Atlantic Puffin, Razorbills and the Chough. In addition to these birds, visitors will be held breathless by the views over the cliffs. Visitors are able to view the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and the Maum Turk Mountains.

It’s obvious that there is no shortage of fun things to do while visiting Ireland. Whether tourists are visiting the Cliffs of Moher or one of the magnificent and beautiful castles, guests will be sorry to leave and will look forward to return to this beautiful country as soon as possible.