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|(The Cliffs of Moher in the background)|
Route: Dublin/Liscanor – Cliffs of Moher /Dublin
Hotel: Westgrove Hotel, Clane
Westgrove Hotel is a modern and elegant 4-star hotel nestles in the County Kildare village of Clane about 35 km from the capital city of Dublin. It is easily accessible to all local Kildare amenities and Kildare Shopping Village Outlet.
|(The Westgrove Hotel, Clane)|
|(Early breakfast at Assagio Italian Restaurant)|
|(The hotel library with books on loan)|
|(The Piano Lounge on the First Floor)|
|(The lounge and waiting area)|
|(A table set-up for a wedding at the Banquet Hall)|
|(At the lobby)|
This morning we travelled by bus to Liscannor, 278 km from Dublin. Had lunch of Fish and Chips at Liscannor Cliff of Moher Hotel and performed our prayers in the hotel before we visited the Cliffs of Moher. The weather was sunny but windy.
|(A long journey to the South West coast)|
|(The coastal village of Liscannor)|
|(The remains of Liscannor Castle)|
|(Blue water of Liscannor Bay)|
|(The Cliffs of Moher Hotel and Restaurant)|
|(A heater to warm the dining room)|
|(Keeping warm, feeling ravenous)|
|(Fish and chips, wonderfully sumptuous)|
|(Chocolate Lava cake for dessert)|
|(Ready for onward journey to the cliffs)|
The Cliffs of Moher are sea cliffs located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare. They run for about 14 km, rising 120 m above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag's Head, and, eight km to the north, reaching their maximum height of 214 m just north of O'Brien's Tower, a round stone tower near the midpoint of the cliffs, built in 1835 by Sir Cornelius O'Brien, then sinking again.
|(The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre)|
|(Exhibition hall, cafe and souvenir shop)|
|(The Cliffs of Moher)|
|(The cliffs and the sun on our backs)|
|(A good view of the cliffs from here)|
|(O' Briens's Tower in the background)|
|(A long walk to the tower)|
|(We have the tower to ourselves)|
|(A panoramic view from the top of the tower)|
|(The other side of the cliffs)|
|(The view from the top)|
From the cliffs, and from atop the tower, visitors can see the Aran Islands in Galway Bay, the Maumturks and Twelve Pins mountain ranges to the north in County Galway, and Loop Head to the south. The cliffs rank amongst the most visited tourist sites in Ireland.
|(Walk with care along the coastal path)|
|(The end of our Cliffs tour)|
|(Leaving the cliffs and back to Clane)|
We overnight again in Westgrove Hotel in Clane.