The Aran Islands are most popular with day trippers,  however most people wished they had stayed longer. For people travelling on a single day excursion there are a number of possbilities but; The cycle to Dun Aonghasa on Inis Mor is one Ireland’s best kept secrets. As a day trip this is probably the most popular activity on the Inis Mor Island. It involves hiring a bike and cycling to Dun Aonghasa and back to the pier.

It usually involves 1-1.5 hours of cycling for the return trip. This stretchs out over a day depending on where people stop at the various sites along the way, picnic, swim, or just relax in the sun on one of the beaches. Typically this whole event can take most of the day and is healthy way to take in the various surroundings of the whole island.