Burren Way Ireland

DAY 1: Arrival in Liscannor

From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Liscannor.

DAY 2: Liscannor to Doolin

18km •  4 - 6 hours • (↑) 240m

It is hard not to get excited about this first day of walking the Burren Way.  Following the coastal tracks overlooking Liscannor Bay, the trail leads up to the southern end of the world famous Cliffs of Moher. From here, you have breath-taking views as the cliffs rise vertically more than 200m from the sea. The walk then continues for 10km along the cliffs on one of the most spectacular coastal paths in Europe until you come to the small village of Doolin, renowned for live Irish music.

DAY 3: Doolin to Fanore

18km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 250m

You have the opportunity to visit Doolin Cave and the Great Stalactite before making your way through the quiet farm lands near Lisdoonvarna. After a gentle climb up the side of Slieve Elva you can enjoy great views of the Atlantic coast and towards the Aran Islands. You'll end this day near the beautiful beach of Fanore.

DAY 4: Fanore to Ballyvaughan

21/26km • 5 - 7 hours • (↑) 250m

An ancient ‘Green Road’ brings you to lonely Black Head with splendid views over Galway Bay.