Burren, Aran Islands & Connemara bike trip

from 1 390 € / pers.

Reference : IR3
8 days / 6 days riding
Difficulty : Easy
Linear trip
From April to September
Departure: daily
Electric bike rental possible > Book this trip

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Your ride in Ireland

From Galway to Clifden, ride the most spectacular cycle routes in the west of Ireland.

In the Burren, admire the karst landscape, marvel at the beauty of the Cliffs of Moher and listen to traditional Irish music.

Then take the ferry to the Aran Islands before continuing on to the magnificent Connemara area.

A complete and varied itinerary for a traditional Irish experience.

Day 1 : Arrival in Galway

We will bring your rental bike (if booked) and the necessary documents for the personal meeting.

Day 2 : Galway - Ballyvaughan | 55km

You leave the city along the coast towards Oranmore and on to Kilcolgan. From here you continue on small back roads. Stop at Kinvarra, a pretty fishing village, before reaching Ballyvaughan. Don’t miss a visit to the Burren Perfume Factory, Ireland’s only perfume manufacturer.

Day 3 : Ballyvaughan – Doolin | 42km

Today you will head to the Burren and its unique karst landscape. You will pass through Lisdoonvarna and then make a diversion to the dolmen at Poulnabrone.

You finish the stage in Doolin, a pretty and colourful village.

Day 4 : Excursion around Doolin | 43km

Today you will discover the Cliffs of Moher. By bike, hike or boat, the route takes you along the beautiful coastline to Fanore, a popular beach for surfers. The return to Doolin is inland on quiet back roads.

Day 5 : Ferry to the Aran Islands (Inishmore)

Cycle back to the harbour, then take the ferry to the largest of the Aran Islands, Inishmore. Visit its points of interest, the archaeological site of Dun Aonghusa, the fort of Dun Duchathair, the churches and the Aran jumper craft.

Day 6 : Ferry from Inishmore to Rossaveal then cycle to Clifden | 58km

Enjoy the island again in the morning before taking the ferry to Rossaveal.

You then cycle along the coastline, then through moorland before arriving in Clifden where you spend 2 nights.

Day 7 : Clifden Excursion

Today you’ll ride the many cycle routes in the Clifden area, including the famous Skye route with its stunning views. For a longer option, head south via beautiful beaches to the fishing village of Roundstone and its handcrafted violin making.

Day 8 : Departure

Select your category

standard category
Reference: IR3 STD
Mid season
  • from April 13th to September 30th
  • Departure: daily
2 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
1 390 € / pers.
340 € / pers.*

Category's details

Including :

• 7 nights in B&B accommodation with Irish breakfasts (accommodation in a two-person bedroom)
• Luggage transport during the bike stages
• Equipped clssic bike rental for 6 days with helmet
• Welcome briefing and delivery of travel documents (maps, detailed itinerary)
• Digital itinerary (GPX files)
• Hotline 7 days a week

Not including :

• Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
• Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
• Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
• Single room supplement
• City taxes

According to the category(price per person)

standard category
Reference: IR3 STD


• Bike discount
If you bring your own bike.
-110 € / pers.
• E-bike supplement

Pour des questions de logistiques, le vélo à assistance électrique ne pourra être apporté sur les îles d’Aran. Nous vous proposons alors un circuit de randonnée qui vous permettra de découvrir parfaitement ce territoire à part.

+ 165 € / pers.
• 'Solo' supplement
(in the case of a single person per booking)
+ 530 € / pers.

Your cycle hire

TREK hybrid bike or similar

Open or closed frame

  • 1 rear pannier
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 lock
  • 1 bottle cage

Helmet provided

Possibility to rent an electric assistance bike :
TREK e-bike or similar

Open frame

  • 1 rear pannier
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 lock
  • 1 bottle cage

Helmet provided

Practical details
  • The rental bikes will be delivered directly to your hotel.
  • At the end of your tour, leave the rental bike at your hotel.
    We will then take care of the bike rapatriation
> How to get to Galway
> Your return

How to get to Galway

By air:
There are 2 airports serving the west: Shannon Airport and Knock Airport. Together with Dublin Airport, they are the three main points of arrival from abroad.

From Dublin Airport:
Take a Citylink bus (www.citylink.ie) or a GoBus (www.gobus.ie).

From Shannon or Knock Airport:
Take a Buseireann bus (www.buseireann.ie).

Your return

If you need to return to your departure city:

To Dublin Airport:
From Clifden, take a Citylink bus (www.citylink.ie) or a Bus Eireann bus (www.buseireann.ie) to Galway.
Then from Galway take a Citylink bus (www.citylink.ie) or a GoBus (www.gobus.ie).

To Shannon or Knock Airport:
Take a Citylink bus (www.citylink.ie) or a Buseireann bus (www.buseireann.ie) to Galway.
Then from Galway take a Buseireann bus (www.buseireann.ie).