Cliffs of Moher, Co Galway
The Cliffs of Moher are about an hour and a half drive from Galway City but are a must see if you are in the area. These cliffs are some of the highest in all of Europe as they tower 200 metres above the crashing waves of the Atlantic.
On site there is a dedicated visitor’s centre where you’ll find plenty of information, tour guides, and a well-equipped bar and restaurant. The facility charges €6 admission for adults while children under 16 go free; this includes parking, access to the visitor centre and Atlantic Edge Exhibition and a contribution towards conservation and safety of the cliffs.
The Atlantic Edge exhibition has won numerous awards and boasts many informative features. Among these are live camera of the cliffs and their underwater caves, interactive displays, and fun informative displays aimed at the younger age group.
There are also separate ferry trips available which allow visitors to get a chance to see the rising cliff face from sea level.
The Cliffs of Moher are situated along the popular driving route: The Wild Atlantic Way. It is Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction drawing in a million visitors annually.