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Address: Burren, County Clare, Ireland, Ireland
Activities: Driving, Walking
Description: Bare limestone plateau characterized by carboniferous limestone abounding...
Bare limestone plateau characterized by carboniferous limestone abounding in corals, mollusks and other fossils that lived in the shallow seas over 300 million years ago.
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5-Day Highlights of Ireland Tour: the Burren, Cliffs of Moher...

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Amazing, A Must See When Going to The Cliffs of Moher

we really enjoyed visiting the Burren, the landscape was fascinating, with such a rich history. well worth a visit. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

we really enjoyed visiting the Burren, the landscape was fascinating, with such a rich history. well worth a visit. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

one of the most intriguing places i've ever been...not for everyone but if you get off the beaten track you will find it to be the most magical of places...good hiking boots a must plus the weather is an everchanging element so go prepared!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I have never seen anything like the Burren. Gotta see it to believe...really spectacular. Never get tired of looking at it.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a hard place to find and a hard place to visit unless you know exactly what you want to see when you go here and exactly where to go once you arrive. If you like nature you'll like exploring here.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It's just a bizarre looking area, but you have to see it to understand what I mean. We stopped here on our way back to Dublin from the Cliff of Moher. I highly recommend it.

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

After visiting the Cliffs of Moher, we drove along the coast to the Burren. The terrain was like moon rocks. Simply beautiful and historical. Make sure you read about it before going.

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Oviedo, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The Burren is such an unusual place and is a place that you should definitely see when you go to visit the Cliffs of Moher since it's relatively nearby. We were fortunate to be able to see the Burren while on our Cliffs of Moher Tour we took with Irish Day Tours. I highly recommend checking out Irish Day Tours... More 

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Staatsburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I have heard The Burren of Ireland described as a `moonscape' and, while I would not go that far, I would certainly say it is unlike most places one will ever see. The closest comparison I would make would be to the Isle of Skye or the more rural areas of Crete; that comparison does not do justice to any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stoped there just for 15 minutes but I will never forget this place. It's unique, magical and stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Just got to be seen. I visit here several times year as I'm only about 40 minutes drive. Summer or Winter it's worth visiting. It's wild and wonderful nature.

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