Lahinch to Galway
After a quick visit to one of the iconic images of Ireland, the majestic “Cliffs of Moher”, the route heads on to some cracking back roads through the geologically interesting area of “Karst” limestone known as “The Burren”. After lunch at the lively fishing village of Kinvara, the site of Dunguaire Castle, there are some quiet country roads before the slightly busier ones as we head to the brightly painted pubs, fantastic live music and general friendliness of Galway. (Description based on route notes from Peak Tours).
Route from Lahinch to Galway (62 miles):
Elevation profile (ascent 3474 feet):
Set off from Lahinch into a head wind and cycled up the climb over to the Cliffs of Moher. It was blowing a gale but the view was very dramatic. Then cycled up the coast in cloud with strong gusty wind and a few showers to add to the fun! In the evening walked down into Galway with Glen and had a local beer, a great Italian meal and then walked back up past the statues of Oscar Wilde and Eduard Wilde (Estonian write – they never met!).
Next: Day 5 – Galway to Clifden
Page last edited on the 11th June 2017.