A view of the glaciokarst coastal landscape of the Burren Coast in County Clare of western Ireland

With its lunar-like landscapes, rolling hills and unusual rock formations, the Burren, in County Clare, is one of the largest karst landscapes in Europe and is a popular destination for walking holidays.

Alternating between barren and lush, the Burren’s unusual geology provides an ever-changing backdrop for walkers.

Walking trails range from easy and accessible to challenging and strenuous. The 114 km Burren Way can be completed in five to eight days.

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