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Knockmealdowns Cycle Loop

The Vee

This loop explores one of the most underrated cycling destinations in the country – the Knockmealdowns.

This mountain range is most famous for The Vee climb. The route includes two other remote, quiet climbs which you might prefer. But the only way to know is to ride them all.

Distance: 100km
Climbing: 1173m
Difficulty: very hard

Mitchelstown Caves Cycle Loop

Cycling through the Golden Vale

This loop is a short tour of the beautiful Golden Vale, famous for its scenic location between two prominent mountain ranges – The Galtees and The Knockmealdowns.

The area is famous for the high quality of its land and its dairy-farming.

Distance: 31km
Climbing: 255m
Difficulty: easy