Cycling Inishmore Island, Aran Islands. Self Guided. Full day
Full day self-guided cycling on the Aran Island of Inishmore. Explore on your choice of bike. Bikes available: Hybrid, tandem, electric, mountain, children and Canadian buggy. Min 1 Max 60. Available throughout the year. Easy
Inis Mór (Inishmore) is the largest of the three small Aran Islands and is the perfect place to explore on two wheels. Choose your bike and take off on your very own Wild Atlantic Way adventure.
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.
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. Available throughout the year.
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
difficulty level: Easy