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Ireland’s Aran Islands

Spectacular Aran Islands cliffs

The Aran Islands with Joyce’s Ireland Hiking Tours The Aran Islands are a group of three islands located off the west coast of Ireland. They are Inishmore, Inishmaan, and Inisheer, and they are renowned for their rugged beauty, ancient heritage, and unique culture. Although they form part of the County of Galway, they are in fact geologically more akin to the Burren region of County Clare. The islands are a popular destination for hikers who want to experience the beauty of Ireland’s west coast and immerse themselves in its rich history and traditions. The islands provide a unique and intriguing hiking experience. With rugged heather-covered landscapes, rich history, and spectacular coastal views, the islands boast some of the country’s most breathtaking and rewarding hiking routes….

What to pack for Hiking in Ireland

What to pack for Hiking in Ireland

Are you thinking of coming to Ireland for the first time? You are about to embark on an incredible adventure, because you have chosen a Joyce’s Ireland Hiking Tour! Thank you. A common query will of course be, what to pack for a hiking tour in Ireland? Well your journey begins here. Our vehicle space limits us to one suitcase suitable for international travel, plus one day pack for the hikes. So, wheels, or no wheels, bear in mind that many of our accommodations have no elevators. You may be lucky enough to stay on the ground floor, but often you will need to walk up a flight of stairs, so you obviously need to manage your own luggage. Some of our lodgings are small…