Traditionally a fishing village, Doolin is now renowned world-wide as the traditional music capital of Ireland. Home to thousands of international visitors each year, Doolin one of the best destinations in Ireland. For some it is a place to experience rousing music sessions nightly in the pub and for others it is a place of solitude and tranquility where one can refresh their spirits away from the everyday hustle and bustle of life.
Doolin has been welcoming visitors for many years and some of the more popular activities are, visiting the magnificent Cliffs of Moher , or the archaeological sites in The Burren, finding the rare flora and fauna of The Burren, enjoying scenic country walks, visiting The Aran Islands, Sea Angling, watching the sunset, enjoying the waves, playing pitch and putt or trying some of the following more specialized activities. Caving, Scuba diving, Rock Climbing, Hill Walking or Mountain Biking.
In Doolin Clare you will find a wide range of quality accommodation to suit all budgets, ranging from hotels, guesthouses, bed & breakfasts, holiday hostels, caravan and camping sites and self-catering cottages. Doolin restaurants offer fine foods with local seafood a specialty.
Our world famous pubs feature traditional music sessions nightly and also serve tasty pub food. There is a varied and interesting range of shops with items to suit all tastes and budgets.
Other local attractions and places to visit, just a short driving distance from Doolin Cave include Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Galway City and Limerick City. Ireland Calling provides information on things to do and places to see around Galway and Clare.