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Cycle Touring in Ireland - Tour en bicicleta por Irlanda - Guía

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Cycle Touring in Ireland.

Idioma: INGLÉS. Autor: Tom Cooper. Cubierta rústica laminada. ISBN 9781852845629. Publicado 19 Enero 2010. 1ª edición. Tamaño 21.6 x 13.8 x 1.6 cm. Páginas 256. A guide to cycle touring in Northern Ireland, UK and Eire, Great Britain, describing 12 one to two-week tours for road bikes all around and across the island visiting Dublin, Belfast, Derry, Galway, Limerick, Kenmare and Cork. Suitable for novices and experts, with detailed route cards and advice on choosing, transporting and loading your bike. Seasons: from spring to early autumn (April to September). Centres: rides start from Dublin, Belfast, Derry, Galway, Limerick, Kenmare and Cork, and visit major centres such as Killarney, Waterford Rosslare Port and Wexford. Difficulty: some routes (eg Tour of Donegal) will push cyclist and machine to the limits; others (eg Fermanagh Lakes) are ideal for beginners. Must See: Glens of Antrim, Giant's Causeway, Malin Head, Slieve League Cliffs, Fermanagh Lakes, Sligo, Achill Island, Connemara, Aran Islands, Cliffs of Mohr, Ring of Kerry, Bantry Bay, Mizen Head, Cork, Blackwater Valley, Wexford Beaches, Wicklow Hills, Dublin, Boyne Valley, Mountains of Mourne, Belfast.

Contents

Introduction

Geology
Wildlife and Flowers
History
What’s in a Name?
Architecture
Culture
Getting There
Getting Around
When to Go
Accommodation
Health and Safety
Food and Drink
Language
Money
Post, Phones and Internet
Cycling in Ireland
What to Take
Maps
Emergencies
Using this Guide

The Routes

Route 1 Belfast to Derry – the Causeway Coast and the Sperrin Mountains
Route 2 Derry to Donegal Town – Tour of Donegal
Route 3 Donegal Town to Sligo – the Irish Lakelands
Route 4 Sligo to Achill Island – into the Atlantic
Route 5 Tour of Connacht – Pilgrims and Islands
Route 6 The Aran Islands and the Burren – Music and Rock
Route 7 Dublin to Limerick – the Guinness Route
Route 8 The Southwest Peninsulas – Ringing the Changes
Route 9 Kenmare to Cork – the Fuchsia Coast
Route 10 Cork to Killarney and Waterford – the Blackwater Valley
Route 11 Dublin to Waterford – Beyond the Pale
Route 12 Dublin to Belfast – A Trail of Two Cities

Appendices

Appendix 1 Route Summary Table
Appendix 2 Grand Tours
Appendix 3 Useful Contacts
Appendix 4 Further Reading