There is a feast of great cycling options through a series of scenic routes. Rich in breathtaking scenery, Clare has been referred to as the cyclist's paradise.
Clare is home to an annual international cycling event organised by the world’s largest sports, entertainment and media company IMG, in partnership with Sky, Fáilte Ireland, Shannon Development, the Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau.
During August 2011, the Sky Ride Etape Hibernia for the second year took place over an 80-mile (approximate) course in scenic Clare.
Over 2,000 cyclists took part in the 2011 An Post Tour De Burren on June 18th. The tour has become one of County Clare’s foremost annual sports tourism attractions. Sean Kelly, legendary Irish cyclist featured in the tour this year.
Clare has been voted in the world top ten on the Lonely Planet's "Best in Travel 2010" so is an ideal location for a cycling holiday.