Cycling Inishmore Island of the Aran Islands Day Excursion

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Description

Inishmore is an island with choices for everyone. On this self-guided tour, you can choose your route and discover the secrets of Inishmore at your own pace. Bikes available: Hybrid, tandem, electric, mountain, children and Canadian buggy. Visit ancient stone forts and churches, and pagan standing stone. Spot seal colonies and a huge range wildlife. Witness the Worm Hole, a natural wonder where the sea ebbs and flows into a natural rectangular pool

With the stone fort at Dun Aengus, an archaeological find only 30 minutes (4 miles) away, all the main attractions within easy reach. Dun Aengus is worth the ride. This semi-circular edifice, rests on the edge of a perpendicular cliff rising 300 feet out of the ocean. The fort consists of an inner court 50 metres across surrounded by a wall six metres high and five metres thick at the base. Outside is a rampart, a defence formed by sharp-pointed stones set closely together. Dun Aengus superb position and its structural perfection have prompted many experts to pronounce it one of the finest prehistoric monuments in Europe. 

There are about 1100 inhabitants on Inish Mor making it by far the most populated of the Aran islands. The main village on the island is Kilronan, which his home to numerous shops, pubs and restaurants where you can relax after your cycle. 

What´s Included

A large selection of quality bikes - Friendly, helpful staff - A free map of Inis Mor Island - Free helmets provided - Free roadside assistance - Free luggage delivery to your accommodation (if staying overnight). - Free roadside assistance

What to bring

It is advisable to bring appropriate warm, rain and windproof gear as weather is very changeable. Sun glasses, water/refreshments, camera and sun block.