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Mizen Head to Macroom Cycle

The road to Macroom

This is the scenic first part of our 5-day Mizen to Malin trip. You start by cycling 35km along the length of the beautiful Mizen Peninsula as far as Durrus.

You then go over several small hills in West Cork with some great views of the area. The last section of the route is an easy run to Macroom.

Distance: 97km
Climbing: 946m
Difficulty: hard

Macroom to Limerick Cycle

The road to Donoughmore

The first half of this route is quite scenic and you pass several attractions in the area around Kilmallock and a little further on at Lough Gur.

You cycle north from Macroom through rolling hills in North Cork with some nice views. You pass through a couple of villages on the way to Mallow.

Distance: 110km
Climbing: 641m
Difficulty: very hard