If you are coming to the Aran Islands from Cork you can go directly. This means you would need to either drive or take public public transport to Limerick. Then from Limerick you would go to Galway and then onto Rossaveal where you can get a ferry to the Aran Islands.
If you wish to take the scenic route. A suggestion would be to go to Killarney and travel around the Dingle peninsula and the Ring of Kerry and then head through Limerick to Galway. You can also take a ferry across the mouth of the river Shannon. This brings you out to the South of County Clare which is the coastal part and you can make your way down through Lahinch, The Cliffs of Moher and then onto Doolin where you can take a ferry to any of the Aran Islands. This part is basically the Wild Atlantic Way and is known for it’s scenic beauty. This section is not on a public transport route but there are tours which go in this general direction.
Cork on the Wild Atantic Way
The Co. Cork phase of the Wild Atlantic Way is 470km long beginning from the picturesque town of Kinsale to the south of Cork City and consummation in the Beara Peninsula close to the town of Kenmare in Co. Kerry where the following stage begins.
This Wild Atlantic Way drive along Cork’s coast takes no less than 2 days to finish. However with such a great amount to see and do, you ought to attempt to use in any event a week on this stage to douse up perspectives, the craic (fun) and provide for yourself time to do strolls and different exercises.
A portion of the best towns, towns and islands to visit on the Cork course incorporate Kinsale, Clonakilty, Rosscarbery, Skibbereen, Baltimore, Sherkin Island, Clear Island, Ballydehob, Schull, Whiddy Island, Bantry, Glengarriff, Castletownbere, Bere Island, Dursey Island and completing in Kenmare.
The accompanying is a rundown of the main 20 Attractions and ‘Things to See and Do’ from Kinsale to Kenmare:
Charles Fort – Ancient Star stronghold
Old Head of Kinsale – Walks, Views and Golf
Garretstown Beach – Surfing, swimming and strolls
Seven Heads Peninsula – Walks and Views
Inchydoney Beach – Walks and Surfing
Cookroom Head – Views and Fort
Toe Head – Lighthouse and Fort
Lough Hyne – guided night swimming with bioluminescent green growth
Ocean Kayaking in the Atlantic
Baltimore – Barbary Pirates and Whale Watching
Ship excursion to Sherkin and Cape Clear Island
Mizen Head and Barleycove Beach
Sheeps Head Way Walking Trail and view
Seefin Mountain and Viewpoint – Myth and Legend
Whiddy and Garnish Island
Beara Way Walking and Cycling Trail
Hungry Hill Walk
Dursey Island and Cable Car
Kenmare Bay Views
The Wild Atlantic Way is Irelands new long separation beautiful driving course along the whole west shoreline of Ireland from Donegal in the north to Cork in the south. In the event that you are searching for an occasion schedule from a couple of days to a few weeks, look no further as the Wild Atlantic Way course has everything. From precipice top perspectives to extraordinary climbs and from notable urban areas to picture impeccable beachfront towns and a percentage of the best surfing on the planet, the Wild Atlantic Way drive caters for vacationers of all ages and tastes. Ease off and experience the genuine Ireland.
– the Wild Atlantic Way is the longest beachfront visitor course on the planet at more or less 2,750 km (1,700 miles) long.