1 day Itinerary

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.


Inis Mor Island is conveniently located in the center of The Wild Atlantic Way. It is accessible from both Doolin (The Cliffs of Moher) and Rossaveal (Galway / Connemara).

Sligo Galway  -  Connemara -  Doolin -  Cork

Inis Mor, the largest of the three Aran islands at the mouth of Galway Bay
on the Atlantic coast of Ireland. Inis Mor is an outstandingly beautiful island,
a world heritage site renowned for its stunning landscape and cultural heritage.

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