Connemara
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  • From Galway: Connemara National Park Full Day Tour

    1. From Galway: Connemara National Park Full Day Tour

    Escape the hustle and bustle of Galway on this guided tour to Connemara National Park. Learn about the traditions, music, and language of the region before enjoying free time to explore the park and hike Diamond Hill. Start by meeting at the meeting point or making use of the free pickup option. En route to and from the park, your driver will break up the journey by making frequent photo and coffee stops and allowing you to soak in as much of Connemara as you can. With the help of your driver-guide, learn all you need to know about the region and plan how you'll spend your time at the Connemara National Park. Plus, get a chance to hear some local traditional music. Upon arrival at the park, your driver will explain your return time with you before you enjoy free time for two hours. Shortly after arriving, prepare for a hike on Diamond Hill. There are three primary hiking routes at th...

    Really nice experience, the driver was incredible. The only problem is that there was not enough time on the national park. I, obviously, went to the peak of Diamond Hill, but takes one hour to arrive there and I literally took three photos and had to run the way back to not be late (and even like that I was about 5 minutes late).

  • From Galway: Full-Day Wild Atlantic Way and Connemara Tour

    2. From Galway: Full-Day Wild Atlantic Way and Connemara Tour

    Discover everything the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer on a guided full-day trip from Galway. Pass through charming villages along the coast and into the heart of Connemara. Meet your guide at the Kinley Hostel early in the morning and hop on the comfortable tour vehicle which will take you through the Claddagh and Salthill, and along the coast, through Barna, Spiddal, and Inverin. Listen to entertaining tales about the culture and history of the area from your professional local guide and driver. Enjoy stops along the way for tea and a visit to the Quiet Man Cottage replica. Continue through bogs and onto the picturesque fishing village of Roundstone next to Derrygimlagh Bog. Head along Sky Road and enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic. Stop for 3 hours at the Connemara National Park. Take your time to explore the more than 3,000 hectares of bog, mountains, grasslands, and woodland...

  • From Dublin: 3-Day Self-Drive Galway Tour with Accommodation

    3. From Dublin: 3-Day Self-Drive Galway Tour with Accommodation

    Day 1: Upon arrival at Dublin Airport, meet your rep in the arrivals hall who will guide you to the car hire office. From the airport, drive for 2 hours westwards until you reach Galway. Check-in for your at your bed & breakfast accommodation where you can relax before beginning your exploration of one of Ireland's most charming cities. Use your first day to enjoy the lively atmosphere of Galway's pedestrianized streets, filled with great music, historic bars, artisan craft shops, charming cafés, and excellent restaurants. Visit favorite local bars like The Garavan, Taylors, An Púcán, or the Róisín Dubh. Visit the picturesque Claddagh and Spanish Arch areas. Take the Galway Whiskey Trail Tour, which provides a historical insight into the city followed by a whiskey tasting lesson at a privately booked venue. Sit down and relax in a traditional Irish pub and sample thre...

  • From Clifden: Connemara Hill Walking

    4. From Clifden: Connemara Hill Walking

    Set the day aside, pack a picnic, and get ready to explore the magnificent Connemara mountains on foot. Enjoy the surreal natural beauty of the area, stopping to take in the picturesque views. Suited to both beginners and experienced hikers, choose to be fully guided or step-up the adventure by learning the art of navigation using a map and compass. The Twelve Bens, the Maam Turks and the Mweelrea mountains in Connemara, Co Galway are all dominant topographical features in Ireland with some of the most stunning views in the country and are a "must do" when visiting the area.

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What people are saying about Connemara

Really nice experience, the driver was incredible. The only problem is that there was not enough time on the national park. I, obviously, went to the peak of Diamond Hill, but takes one hour to arrive there and I literally took three photos and had to run the way back to not be late (and even like that I was about 5 minutes late).

Macdara of Lally tours was an excellent tour guide, immensely knowledgeable of the area and history of Connemara. A highly recommended tour and tour guide.