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Burren Tours – The Burren, Co Clare

Full Day

This route can be enjoyed over 1 or 2 days depending on the detail you wish to experience. The Burren is an area that sprawls over 350sq kilometers area of limetone in North Clare.  The rough landscape was formed 320 million years ago under a tropical sea. Later it was shaped by ice, hard weather and man. (www.burrennationalpark.ie)  The Burren has an unusually temperate climate and has one of the longest growth season for flora. This aspect of the climate has give rise to a rich ecological landscape the the floral species present in the burren do not grow in anywhere else in the country.  The famous megalithic tomb ‘PolnaBrone’ is located in the heart of the Burren. On this tour depending on where you are staying we can take the coast road taking in Doolin (visit Doolin Cave), Fanore, Ballyvaughan, (visit Ailwee Caves and Birds of Prey) and continue into the heart of the Burren and visit the famous ‘Polnabrone’ portal tomb Caherconnell Fort and on to Kilfenora and its high crosses.(www.theburrencentre.ie).  This area is so magnificent that as suggested you could spend more than a day exploring however if your time is limited select some of the many things to do.  The burren perfumery is really worth a visit and a delightful place to have lunch or afternoon tea. Burren Tours by private chauffeur are designed to meet your needs and the time you have available to tour this wonderful area.


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