AN ISLAND THAT IS A MIX OF NATURAL BEAUTY & SIGNIFICANT CELTIC HISTORY
Top sights on Inis Mor
Dun Aonghasa Fort & Cliffs
If you’re looking for an adventure, Dun Aonghasa is the place for you! This mysterious and magnificent fort is located on the edge of a cliff, overlooking the raging Atlantic Ocean. It’s no wonder that Dun Aonghasa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland!
Visitors can explore the fort’s winding staircases and dark chambers, or simply enjoy the breathtaking view from the top of the cliff.
So what are you waiting for? Dun Aonghasa awaits!
The Worm Hole
Inis Mór, the largest of the three Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland, is home to a unique natural phenomena: a wormhole. This is a narrow corridor of water that runs through the island, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the Galway Bay.
The wormhole is thought to have been created by a glacier during the last Ice Age. Today, it is a popular spot for swimming and diving. The water is clean and clear, and the journey through the wormhole is an unforgettable experience.
The Black Fort
The Black Fort is a beautiful and fascinating example of medieval architecture, and it is well worth a visit. It is set stretched from one cliff face to another and presents you with a fascinating insight into ancient times.
It also is extremely beautiful. Panoramic views of the island with its fields of stone and a glimpse of the many stone walls on the island. This site is often missed by tourists and is a place where you can find space and isolation.
The End of the Island
The parish of Bungowla which is at the most northern tip of the island offers exciting views of the lighthouse, out to Connemara, and if you walk accross to the western edge of island you will get tremendous views of the entire islands cliff line which stretchs 8km of cliffs. In dramatic weather this offers magnificant views of large waves, dolphins and is a great place to ebike to on a longer excursion.
The Seal Colony
Grey seals are one of the rarest seal species in the world. They live on rocky ledges around the coasts of Ireland, and can often be seen resting at low tide on beaches or rocks near Inis Mór’s seal colony.
The Grey Seal is a species that is protected by a range of international laws and conventions. They are one of the rarest seals in the world and were the first animal to be officially listed as protected. This seal is known also as the Atlantic seal.
They are powerful swimmers, they can dive down to 70 meters for food, while holding their breath for up to 30 minutes.
The hub of the Island is the village of Kilronan on Inis Mor. A place of exploration of village life, features the local Spar Market, some Aran Sweater shops, Gift Shops, A dive Center, Restaurants, Bars, and coffee shops overlooking the pier which is perfect for people watching and meeting the locals and visitors to the island alike.