Tips for Visiting County Clare
Recommended Accommodations in County Clare
Castles, boutique inns, bed and breakfasts... You'll find all types of wonderful accommodation options in County Clare!
Be Lord or Lady of your own private castle!
A boutique inn in the charming village of Doolin, just north of the Cliffs of Moher.
Amazing Itineraries That Include County Clare
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A perfect itinerary for a first trip to Ireland, this sampler includes some of the country's most recognized sights, including the Cliffs of Moher and Rock of Cashel.
If you have a daring knight or a darling princess- or just really, really love castles!- this is the Ireland itinerary for you
A terrific itinerary for active families! Enjoy some of Ireland's well-known sites,including Glendalough and Blarney Castle, before getting off the ‘tourist trail' and surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery you'll ever see.
Activities, Attractions & Tips for Visiting County Clare
Step back into Ireland's history at Bunratty Folk Park or Cragganowen before venturing into the unique landscape of the Burren.
County Clare is one of the most-visited counties in Ireland- discover why!
Shannon Airport is a terrific gateway for your Ireland vacation!
Learn more about the towering cliffs- and why they bring people back time and time again.
View the cliffs form a new angle!
You won't believe how much there is to do in the Burren!
Scattery island has a spectacular history. The monastic site where you land dates to the 5th century while the other end of the island holds an early-1800s Napoleonic artillery battery and working lighthouse built in 1872.
Discover what you will find at Bunratty Castle & Folk park
Knappogue Castle isn't open to visitors (but you can stay there as the castle's only guests!). Take a look behind the heavy oak doors!
Discover the history of Ireland from the Bronze age to medieval times.
Follow the Burren Food Trail for delicious meals!
Tasty food and live music in a 400 year old pub!
Celebrate Halloween at these Irish Castles
Halloween began in Ireland. Here's where to celebrate in the west.
Podcasts featuring County Clare
Listen to the Traveling in Ireland Podcast for interviews with the people you may meet while you travel through Ireland PLUS Ireland travel tips and places to add to your itinerary.
Today's podcast takes you off the Wild Atlantic Way and into the Atlantic Ocean! Step aboard the Scattery Island ferry for an island tour that takes you back in time!
Learn about the incredible history of the Burren from author and guide Tony Kirby.
Ireland has some of the best waves in the world! Ben Bennett of Ben's Surf Clinic tells you where to find them.
Doolin2Aran Ferries crosses the Atlantic waves to the Aran Islands and takes tourists to the base of the Cliffs of Moher.
Explore east Clare on horseback.
How to tackle the Cliffs of Moher Coastal Walk
Traveling from the Cliffs of Moher to the Ring of Kerry? Cross the River Shannon on a ferry!
Shannon Heritage manages castles, medieval banquets, and holiday events in the Shannon region and beyond.
Learn more about Ireland's most famous cliffs.
Visit a pub that is over 400 years old for a great meal and live music.