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ALLIHIES

ALLIHIES

Allihies is located at the western tip of the Beara Peninsula, in Co. Cork. Facing the ocean, it is recognized by its ultra-colorful downtown.
The town has a particularly strong history when mining. It was one of the main copper extractors during the 19th century. The ruins of the mine are still visitable nowadays.

THINGS TO DO

– The annual Allihies Festival: It traditionally takes place on the 15th of August. it is a horse racing festival, organized on the plains, separating the village from the ocean. The festivities now extend through the week and feature music, bale tossing, and other events.

– Allihies Coper mine Trail: This is a hiking circuit, which will allow you to discover the old mining sites. It will offer you a breathtaking view of the surroundings.
The Museum: It is entirely devoted to the history of mining in the region. It allows to discover the history of the village and the daily miners of the time! More information

DIRECTION FROM THE B&B – ALLIHIES

Head east towards Back Rd – 6 m
Turn right onto Back Rd – 170 m
Turn right onto R572 – 14.6 km
Continue along R575 – 4.1 km

DIRECTION FROM THE B&B – THE MUSEUM

Head east towards Back Rd – 6 m
Turn right onto Back Rd – 170 m
Turn right onto R572 – 14.6 km
Continue on R575 – 3.9 km
Your destination will be on the right.

GOOD TO KNOW

It is possible to drive to the mines to avoid having to walk too much.

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