Go Back in Time
Go Back in Time

Visit The Aran Islands
1.5 hours from Galway, Ireland

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Worm Hole
Kilronan Pier
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AKilmurvy Beach
Wild Flowers
Seal Colony
High Road
Dun Eochaill
Aran Glamping
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A Guide to Inis Mor (Inishmore)

Inishmore is the largest and most popular island of the three Aran Islands. It is home to a population of around 800 people who predominantly speak Irish as their first language. Inishmore boasts many scenic attractions and historical monuments, including some which date back to early Christian times. A highlight for visitors is Dun Aonghasa, an Iron Age fort perched precariously atop a 100-meter-high cliff face.

Visitors can also take in other sights like the Wormhole, where the Red Bull Cliff Diving Series was held in 2014 and 2017. The Seven Churches, St. Benan’s Church, Inishmore Seal Colony and many more.  

The island’s natural beauty is well worth experiencing, with its rugged terrain rife with flora and fauna to explore. Inishmore continues to draw crowds despite its seclusion; many come to experience its unique culture steeped in Irish heritage and captivating landscapes.

So, pack your bags and get ready for an adventure!

Sights to see on Inishmore

Things to do on Inishmore

There are plenty of things to do on Inishmore, depending on your arrival time visitors have anywhere from 4-7hrs to cycle and explore the islands famous forts, cliffs, shops and beaches before the ferry departs on its return journey. Some visitors prefer to explore all of what Inishmore has to offer and stay overnight soak up the culture, and enjoy the islands rich nightlife and restaurants.