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  1. Ireland
  2. Connacht
  3. Galway
  4. Connemara

From Galway: Connemara National Park & Kylmore Abbey Tour

Product ID: 136754
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This Connemara tour follows the coastline of Galway Bay and the Wild Atlantic Way. On this unique tour you also have the option of a 2-hour stop at either the Connemara National Park or Kylemore Abbey.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Connemara highlights of the Wild Atlantic Way
  • Learn about the landscape and history of this unique corner of Ireland
  • Enjoy beautiful scenic views and isolated beaches
Full description
Following pick-up from Galway, head through the Claddagh and Salthill before going west along the southern shores of Connemara on the Wild Atlantic Way. Pass by woodland, bogs and villages of thatched cottages.

Stop at Patrick Pearse's Cottage in Rosmuc and learn about his leadership of the Irish Nationalism before heading through Connemara's hidden jewel, Bothar na Scragoige.

Take a photo stop at the picturesque fishing village of Roundstone before heading back out along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Next, stop at Derrigimlagh Bog. Learn about this remote site acting as the center of the communications and aviation world in the beginning of the 20th century.

After traveling through Clifden, head to the exciting Sky Road. Renowned worldwide for its heart-stopping twists and turns, the Sky Road swoops and soars above the Atlantic Ocean.

Next, choose between 2 options: a 2-hour stop to explore and hike in the Connemara National Park or a 2-hour stop at the magical 19th-century limestone and marble Kylemore Abbey.

Finish your tour weaving your way between the majestic Twelve Bens and Maumturk Mountains through the Inagh Valley and onto the main Galway to Clifden Road. Here, admire the impressive Connemara Giant before you visit the famous Quiet Man Bridge and return to Galway.
Includes
  • Coach tour
  • Local driver and guide
  • Choice of either a 2-hour stop in Connemara National Park of Kylemore Abbey
What’s Not Included
  • Pearse's Cottage entry
  • Kylmore Abbey entry
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Tour departs Merchant's Road, Galway, outside the Kinlay Hostel at 9:30 AM daily. Tour vehicle will be at departure point 15 minutes prior to departure.

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Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 95 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.8/5

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