Great Cycling routes for Groups in Ireland

Is there a better form of transport for seeing the landscape and smelling the sea on your trip to Ireland? We don’t think so. The west coast of Ireland is a cyclists paradise with quiet, coastal roads and spectacular scenery in every direction.

WHY SHOULD YOU PLAN A GROUP CYCLING ADVENTURE IN IRELAND?

A group cycling trip is a fantastic way to experience the outdoors. Embarking on a cycling adventure with friends, family or colleagues can be a great way to reconnect and have some quality time together.  Let’s discuss some of our top picks for cycling routes for groups when you are planning your visit to Ireland.

CYCLING THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY TO ACHILL ISLAND

First up is a cycle around Achill Island. This is one of the most remote remote coastal areas of Ireland. After enjoying your first night in the lively town of Westport your group will cycle the Greenway to Achill where you can enjoy a tour of the famous Island. With the wind at your back you will enjoy quiet roads, breath-taking scenery and great beaches for a dip in the ocean. Finish your group cycling tour with a pint of the black stuff in Matt Molloy’s pub where you can get a taste of traditional Irish music. cycling-in-connemara-ireland-wa

CYCLING THE DINGLE PENINSULA

This route is for those who like a bit of a challenge. With stunning mountaineous landscape you can avail of some of the very best views in Ireland. One of the highlights of the Wild Atlantic Way is most definitely the coastline surrounding the charming town of Dingle.  If you are looking for a taste of traditional Ireland then this is the perfect route for you. Taking just under 1 week to complete you will have the chance to meander through vast green fields, over the mountains and get a taste of Irish traditional dishes.

CYCLING THROUGH CONNEMARAcycling-near-achill-island-wild-atlantic-way-ireland-ways

The lively city of Galway is the perfect place to start your group cycling adventure. Here you will get a taste of authentic Ireland with the cobbled streets, friendly atmosphere and plenty of ‘Craic agus Cheoil’. Cycle past sandy beaches as you make your way to the seaside town of Clifden. This route takes you through traditional fishing villages where you will have the chance to stop and taste the delicious local seafood. Bring a picnic in the mornings so you can stop for a picnic is one of the many stunning locations along the way.

GETTING READY

Talk to our travel team if you are planning a group cycling trip in Ireland and we will guide you to the best routes suitable. To help you to prepare for this epic journey we have designed a free cycling in Ireland eBook that will fill you with all of the travel tips and advice you need to know.

For more information about any of our top cycling routes for groups we are here to help.

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