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Ireland, the wild Atlantic way

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben

The Wild Atlantic Way

Clare, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

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These spectacular cliffs attain a height almost 700 feet, giving superb views of the Connemara Twelve Pins mountain and the Aran Islands. The Cliffs take their name from an old fort called Moher that once placed in the extreme south point of the Cliffs. Located at south of Doolin, a charming small seaside village noted for its wealth of Irish Folk music and small fishing industry.

From the Cliffs have the views of the three Aran Islands, Inis mor ( big island ), Inis Meain ( Middle Island ) and Inis Oirr ( East Island ). They are world famous for their geological formation, linguistic and cultural heritage and historical monuments like the Dun Aonghasa Fort.

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A bordo del pulmino che mi porterà alle Cliffs of Moher costeggiando l’oceano Atlantico attraverso vasti scenari paludosi alternati da formazioni di strati rocciosi e pascoli secolari. Le terre che si estendono da Galway a sud per tutta la contea di Clare hanno un fascino incantato e sembrano immutate nel tempo. Lungo il tragitto si incontrano svariati siti d’interesse storico tra cui the Dunguaire Castle, the Castle of Doolin and the Aillwee Caves.

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view of the Aran Islands

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from the top of the Cliffs

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ireland map

ireland map

Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben

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