8 days in The Burren Itinerary

8 days in The Burren Itinerary

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Fly to Dublin Airport, Drive to Carran
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Carran
— 7 nights
Drive to Dublin Airport, Fly to Portland

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Carran — 7 nights

Carran, sometimes also spelled "Carron", is a small village in County Clare, Ireland, in the region known as the Burren, within a civil parish of the same name. Your day by day itinerary now includes Heart of Burren Walks. Spend the 5th (Mon) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corcomroe Abbey, head outdoors with Burren Coastline Drive, and examine the collection at Michael Cusack Centre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Carran trip planner.

Portland, USA to Carran is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Carran is 5 hours. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Carran, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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The Burren travel guide

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The Burren gets its name from an anglicized version of the Irish word "Boireann," which translates to "rocky place." Showcasing giant slabs of exposed limestone with little to no soil cover, the landscape provides a sharp contrast to Ireland's lush green fields. Between the jagged angles of rock run small streams and varied fauna fills in the gaps between the stony outcroppings. The mixture of arctic, Mediterranean, and alpine plants all growing in the rocky ground make the Burren a distinctive place to visit.
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