Ireland has a maze of blissfully quiet country lanes, each of which has a story to tell.
There are tiny fishing villages, early Christian ruins, Ireland’s highest mountains (don’t worry you cycle around them!) and islands along the wild Atlantic coastline.
For cyclists who long to get away from it all, it doesn’t get much better than the southwest of Ireland. Out at the very edge of Europe, the southwest region is a land of extremes, from rich green rolling fields, isolated villages and mountains to wild seascapes and craggy coastlines. Cycle along parts of the Wild Atlantic Way, the infamous Ring of Kerry and with one pedal in Kerry & the other in Cork the Ring of Beara. These cycling routes are heaven for anyone who loves to travel on two wheels.
Our independent self-guided cycles allow you to slow down and enjoy Ireland’s incredible scenery, landscape, spirited communities and culture. These cycling tours are suitable for all ages and abilities – you do not have to be super fit. The average daily distance is an easy 25-30 miles (40-48 km) at your leisure, with longer routes available each day.
Go Visit Ireland will look after your accommodation (We have chosen beautiful guesthouses with character in a variety of locations to give a true flavour of Ireland), luggage transfers, cycling notes and maps and we are always on hand for any questions or emergencies for the duration of your holiday. In order to prepare yourself for this type of holiday please our recommended items to bring below:
- Padded cycling shorts or even a gel saddle which can make your days cycling more comfortable
- Cycling mitts are also useful
- Water bottles
- Cycling Helmet (if you want to bring your own) Helmets are provided with bike hire
- Windproof and water proof gear
- Shorts, sun hat and sunglasses (for sunny days)
- Personal first aid (plasters/band-aid, aspirins, etc.) and insect repellent and sunscreen
We do provide small pannier bags in which you can keep your day to day items.
Note: We recommend that clients bring their own helmets and raingear for comfort and hygiene purposes.
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