The complete guide: maps, accommodation, practical advice

Paul Benjaminse
Around Ireland on a Bike

Everything you will need for the perfect cycling holiday: detailed maps, accommodation, travel advice and all you need to know for an unforgettable trip. Taking a route from Belfast to Dublin through the most spectacular scenery and routes that Ireland has to offer.

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128 pages
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Why would someone set out on a bicycle tour of Ireland?

Because Ireland is as stunning a country as any you’ll ever visit. There’s the extraordinary light, which adds intensity to everything, making greens and whites appear greener and whiter. It’s all there: moss-covered mountains rising ominously from the mist, bright blue skies over white sandy beaches; the ghostlike ruins of ancient monasteries on misty days...

With picturesque routes and breathtaking landscapes, Ireland is beloved by cyclists in search of an exhilarating yet memorable experience. In Green Tour of Ireland, avid cyclist Paul Benjaminse explores the a route around Ireland from Belfast to Dublin via the most spectacular and scenic routes in the country and offers his expert advice on the best way to see the beautiful parts of Ireland. Includes detailed routes and maps of;

  • Ulster
  • Sligo
  • Cork
  • Connemara
  • The Burren
  • Leinster and the Dublin Mountains.

Paul Benjaminse is an award winning cartographer and author. He lives in Amsterdam.

classic routes ... [and] the paths less cycled'

RTE Guide

'an invaluable reference for any two-wheeler planning an expedition'

RTE Guide

'a wonderful cycling guide to the island'

RTE Guide

'this is one of those books that make you wonder why someone hasn’t thought of it before'

RTE Guide

'for the keen cyclist, native or visitor, this is an impressive and useful book'

Books Ireland

'a remarkable tour de force'

Books Ireland

'very practical for any cyclist on the move'

Books Ireland

'usefully presented maps and plenty of practical detail'

Books Ireland

'covers some of the grandest landscapes we have'

The Irish Catholic

'the maps are excellent'

The Irish Catholic

'paul benjaminse has, in effect, done pretty much everything for the intrepid cyclist apart from turn the cranks and change the gears. apart from those albeit not entirely inconsiderables, the only thing left to do is to ride on and admire a beautiful par

'a cleverly laid out book'
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