21 Photos That Prove You Absolutely Have To Visit The Aran Islands Before You Die
How haven't you been yet?
The West coast of Ireland has to be one of the most spectacular coastlines in the entire world.
Although the mainland itself is a sight to behold, the Aran Islands are on a whole other level.
If you've been lucky enough to spend any time there then you won't need any convincing about this being a majestic little corner of the world.
And if you haven't been there yet, as an Irish person, you really should be ashamed.
Have a look at these stunning pictures – we think you'll agree the Aran Islands are worth all of your attention....
The sheer drop over the cliffs into the ocean is about as far West as you can go before hitting mainland USA
Even the shipwrecks here are absolutely stunning
The landscape looks otherwordly
Natural swimming pools have been formed that look like this
The houses are gorgeous
The locals are friendly as friendly can be, and all live within a stone's throw of each other
You'll quickly get used to a slower and more chilled pace of life
There are loads of little cosy pubs for a nice pint
You can find a little beach to call your own
There is an entire ocean to fish from right on your doorstep
There's plenty of exploring to do
The locals have always enjoyed a simple way of living from the land and sea
The views are STUNNING
You'll be able to buy one of the most authentic, hand-knitted and warmest jumpers in the world
Where else in the world could you see dramatic skies like this
Or water this wild and pure
People have been coming here for centuries
No motorways here. Take the boat – the views unreal
Forget about technology like Google Maps around here
Traffic is pretty much nonexistent
Out in the Aran islands the air is fresh and the people are beyond friendly
Make sure you get out there and experience this gorgeous little corner of Ireland
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