MEI Cultural Spotlight #12 – The Aran Islands

April 19, 2016

The Aran Islands – Galway – Wild Atlantic Way Ireland





Highlight of the Wild Atlantic Way with its Cliffs and spectacular coastal views, The Aran Islands (Islands of Saints and Scholars) is located just off Galway in the Atlantic. A true Irish experience where locals speak Irish as well as english. Scattered with Celtic churches of historical importance, The spectacular Dun Aonghasa and Cliffs of Aran, A venue for the Red bull Cliff Diving, Setting of the film ‘Man of Aran’, Home of the Aran Sweater, and total release from the hustle and bustle of the mainland. The Aran Islands are best explored by renting a bike particularly on Inis Mor Island. The Aran Islands is an ideal spot for visiting and has excellent accommodation options such as Bed and Breakfast accommodation, Hotels, Hostels & Camping. Ferry services leave daily from Doolin and Galway.


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