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Ireland's Aran Islands Included On '50 Best Islands In The World' List

By Dave Simpson
Ireland's Aran Islands Included On '50 Best Islands In The World' List

Ireland's Aran Islands have been included on a "50 best islands in the world" list that was compiled by curated travel recommendations provider Big 7 Travel.

List Information

Introducing its list of the "50 best islands in the world" for 2021 on, Big 7 Travel stated, "Whether you're seeking a secluded island all to yourself or party vibes, we have all the top spots on this year's list of the ‘best islands in the World. Using aggregated scores from previous media results, and contributions from the Big 7 Travel editorial team, these are the most amazing islands to visit right now.

"It's a diverse list, with tropical cays and Nordic bays. From Mallorca to the Maldives, consider this your essential vacation guide."

Aran Islands' Ranking And Description

The Aran Islands took the number 15 spot on the list.

Their section of the list states, "These three remote islands off Ireland's west coast are like stepping back into time, with a rural charm and stunning scenery that will take your breath away.


"Visitors can either walk around them or cycle the pretty road that are lined with hand built brick walls. Hear Gaeilge being spoken, enjoy fresh seafood and the simple things in life. The sheer cliffs looking out into the Atlantic Ocean and the famous local hospitality make these a must visit for anybody who loves Ireland."

The Aran Islands were placed on the list between Bali in Indonesia, which took the number 16 spot, and Capri in Italy, which took the number 14 spot.

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