"The Music Capital of Ireland"
Clare is a place of great beauty and tranquillity, where the visitor can
refresh their spirits away from the everyday hustle and bustle of life.
For some it is the centre of music and merriment.
For others it is a base from which to explore a magnificent part of
Ireland. It is a paradise for geologists, botanists, ornithologist,
speleologist and walkers.
Doolin restaurants offer fine foods with local seafood a speciality. Our
world-famous pubs feature traditional music sessions nightly. Craft shops
offer a range of locally produced hand-crafted products. Music shops have
a wide range of items to suit all tastes. Doolin has a
selection of accommodation o suit all budgets, including
Bed and Breakfasts in
Self Catering Cottages
Holiday Homes in Clare, Hostels & Hotels
Just 2 miles south of Doolin are the majestic
Cliffs of Moher, battling
daily with the Atlantic ocean. They rise in places to over 700 feet. A
visitor centre is open all year round.
Four miles east of
Doolin is Lisdoonvarna,
Ireland's only Spa town. For
Bed and Breakfast in
Doolin or Lisdoonvarna Bed and Breakfast
Doolin is on the fringe of the world famous
Burren, a remarkable
limestone area which has a combination of many visual features that make
it unique in Europe. Its geology, flora, caves, archaeology and history
set it apart as a place of mystery and beauty - an explorer's dream. The
Burren Display Centre in Kilfenora helps unravel many of the Burren's
Doolin Cave is home to a wondrous geological phenomenon - The Great
Stalactite. Measuring almost 7 metres in length, it is one of the largest
free hanging stalactites in the world and the longest stalactite in the
Northern Hemisphere. What makes it even more impressive is the fact that
it is held on by a section of calcite, less than 0.3 m square. Visitors
to Doolin Cave will experience an unforgettable adventure.