The Aran Islands are a group of three islands on the west coast of Ireland in the middle of the Wild Atlantic Way. It is more than just a holiday destination with accommodation for all budgets including Camping, Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts, and Hotels. The islands are at the mouth of Galway Bay, in County Galway but are also accessible from Doolin which is beside the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare.
The Three Islands are made of Limestone and resemble the landscape of the Burren. They are The 1,200 residents primarily speak Irish, but are also fluent in English. The names of the Aran Islands are: Inis Mor (Inishmore), Inis Meain (Inishmaan), and Inis Oirr (Inisheer) and here you will find the traditional Irish way of life. The “largest” is Inishmore — characterized by numerous important Celtic Monuments and churches, miles of stone walls, abundant wildlife and 8kms of Cliffs. Dun Aonghas is the most prominent fort which is located on 300 foot cliffs.
Most people who visit hire bikes and cycle around the island exploring the various sights. Inishmore has recently been appointed a venue for the Red Bull Cliff Diving competition and has numerous quirky festivals throughout the year such as the Father Ted Festival in February. You will also find year round Traditional Irish Music in the local pubs. The other islands, Inishmaan and Inisheer, are even smaller, much less populated, and less touristic.
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Aran Holiday Village Campsite and Glamping Self Catering Units are situated on 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.
Frenchman's Beach, Kilronan, Inis Mor, The Aran Islands, County Galway
Telephone: 086 189 5823
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