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The Best Ancient Ruins in Ireland's West Coast

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Ancient ruins in Ireland's West Coast

Dun Aonghasa , Inishmore
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Perched atop a cliff, Dun Aonghasa represents the most popular of the prehistoric forts on the Aran Islands. Walk from the nearby museum up t
Tours from $181
Gallarus Oratory , Dingle
4.4
Climbing out of Gallarus Oratory through its window cleanses one's soul, according to local mythology. Visiting the 1,000-year-old church pro
Tours from $51
Dun Duchathair , Inishmore
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Duration: 9 hours
In this groundbreaking day trip, you will get to taste the best of the west of Ireland in just a few hours. Sample south Connemara, explore Inis Oirr (the smallest of the Aran Islands), and take a cruise under the Cliffs of Moher. Coming back onto the mainland, we take in arguably the finest coastal drive in Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way back up to Galway, along with a couple of various other short stops during the day.What makes this day trip truly unique is that it is a looped route, so you are experiencing a completely different region of the West of Ireland in every hour that passes. You won’t see the same thing twice!
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Drombeg Stone Circle , Skibbereen
4.6
Take in the mystery and history of Drombeg Stone Circle, an enchanting recumbent stone circle consisting of 17 pillar stones. An excavation r
Tours from $560
O'Brien's Castle , Inisheer
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O'Brien's Castle, also called Furmina Castle, is an early 15th century tower house and National Monument located on Inisheer, Ireland.
Tours from $80

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