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The Burren

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One of Ireland’s most unique and photogenic landscapes, stretching over 160 square km, the Burren, derived from the Gaelic word Boireann meaning ‘rocky place’, is one of the most visited attractions in the Shannon region. Aptly named, the karst topography is characterized by its unusual limestone formations, naturally sculpted through acidic erosion over thousands of years. The natural landscape is an otherworldly terrain - a giant jigsaw of rocks, made up of grikes (fissures) and clints (isolated rocks jutting from the surface), with pockets of lush greenery poking between the expanses of bare rock.

Located at 300 meters above sea level, the Burren lies close to the Atlantic Coastline and the towering Cliffs of Moher, offering incredible views both underfoot and out to sea. It’s not only the rocks that draw thousands of hikers and naturalists to the area, either – the contrasting green spaces are inhabited by around 700 different species of plants and ferns.

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Heldagstur till Moher-klipporna från Dublin

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Lämna Dublin bakom dig under en dag och res till County Clare för att se de spektakulära Moher-klipporna ...  Mer information

  • Plats: Dublin, Irland
  • Varaktighet: 13 timmar
  • Språk: Engelska
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Tur till Moher-klipporna från Dublin

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Tillbringa en dag på landsvägen från Irlands östra till västra kust. Den här unika rundturen till Moherklipporna tar dig till ...  Mer information

  • Plats: Dublin, Irland
  • Varaktighet: 14 timmar
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Från USD 47,52