The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Guide

Known as one of the most visited attractions on our lovely island, the Cliffs of Moher are without a doubt a must-see on your vacation to the Emerald Isle. And, with the internet full to the brim of tips and tricks of how to perfect your visit to the world-famous cliffs – we thought it best to provide you with the Cliffs of Moher visitor guide.

Read on to hear all our top tips for visiting the stunning spot in the Cliffs of Moher visitor guide:

Location

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In the West coast of Ireland, just nearby the charming village of Liscannor in County Clare, is where you’ll find the Cliffs of Moher.

If visiting the cliffs is at the top of your vacation ‘to do’ list, you can tick it off right away by flying straight into Shannon International Airport which is just about a one hour drive to the sight.

Getting there

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Choosing to drive to the Cliffs of Moher is a decision you won’t regret. Endless scenery and stunning coastlines will be spotted in abundance during your time behind the wheel.

You can easily access the Cliffs of Moher by road from Galway, Ennis and Limerick. Coming from Dublin? The car journey will take about 4 hours.

If you don’t fancy hitting the open road you can always opt for a ferry (from Tarbert in Kerry to Killimer in Clare), a bus or a train. 

When to visit 

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July and August are known to be the most popular times for individuals to visit the world-famous cliffs. According to the Cliffs of Moher website, the most popular visiting times are usually between 11am-4pm.

If possible, try to visit just outside of these times in order to truly make the most of your Cliffs of Moher experience. 

What to see 

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O’Briens Tower, the main platform, the South platform and the North platform are the main unique vantage points at your disposal in order to embrace the cliffs sheer impact.

Get a glimpse of the Aran islands from O’Briens tower, spot the mighty Hag’s head from the main platform, discover the puffin colony from the South platform or experience an entirely elevated view from the North platform. 

Put simply – take it all in from every point! 

Beyond the Cliffs of Moher 

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Believe us, a traditional Irish pub with exceptional Irish food will be exactly what you need after a long day of exploring the cliffside coastline. 

So, be sure to leave enough time to explore the quaint town of Doolin in county Clare where the traditional Irish music will be kicking, the Guinness will be creamy and the atmosphere will be electric.


We hope the Cliffs of Moher visitor guide was helpful for those of you looking to visit the popular spot! 

Thinking of taking a vacation to Ireland? Contact one of our team who are always more than happy to help you plan an unforgettable trip!