Day trip

From Galway: Connemara & Kylemore Abbey Full-Day Guided Tour

Activity provider: Lally Tours

From Galway: Connemara & Kylemore Abbey Full-Day Guided Tour

Activity provider: Lally Tours
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From US$ 43.17 per person

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Get back to nature and discover the untamed beauty of the west of Ireland on a full-day bus tour to Connemara and Kylemore Abbey. See castles and traditional villages, and walk in a Victorian garden.

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Duration 7.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Get back to nature in the unspoiled wilderness of Connemara
  • Take in the views of the mountains, lakes, bogs and sandy beaches
  • Go for a stroll in the walled gardens at Kylemore Abbey
  • Hear the stories and learn the heritage of this special region
Full description

Experience the unspoiled natural beauty and rugged landscapes of Connemara on this day trip from Galway. Travel in an airconditioned bus and explore Kylemore Abbey and its elegant gardens with the included entry ticket. Stop in the charming mountain village of Leenane and take in the views of Ireland's only fjord at Killary. Then, get 2 hours to explore Kylemore Abbey and go for a nature walk in the Victorian Walled Gardens. Continue along the coast to the pretty Gaelic-speaking village of An Spideal to take a stroll amongst the many traditional thatched roof homes and admire the beautiful beaches.

Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Driver/guide
  • Entrance fee to Kylemore Abbey & Gardens
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Date

Meeting point

Meet for Tour Check in Outside of Hyde Hotel, Forster St, Galway City Centre. Please arrive 15 minutes early for Tour Check in. Look out for the "Lally Tours" Blue Jackets

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Please note that this tour can include some lengthy walks. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a rain jacket in case of rain
  •  All the coaches are air-conditioned, but in the winter months it is advised to bring a scarf and/or gloves to keep you warm whilst you are outside
  • Infants under 5 years of age will require a child seat (not supplied by the company)
  • A minimum number of passengers is required for all tours. In the unlikely event of minimum numbers not being met, customers will be given the option to receive a full refund or take an alternative tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 412 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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John did a great job on our trip to Kylemore Abbey and Connemara. He provided us with information on points of interest along the way,made several stops and gave us time to take pictures. Also provided a couple of tips on how to make best use of our time at the Abby.

September 15, 2022

It's a nice little tour, with a few caveats. The fjord is listed among the things we would visit but we only drove by without stopping, so if you are sitting on the wrong side of the bus you don't even get to see it, and really all the stops other than the Abbey are ok but nothing too special. Kylemore Abbey and its grounds however are spectacular and it's great that the entrance ticket was also included. The bus was very comfortable even though it lacked power sockets to recharge the phone.

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August 25, 2022

Beautiful day. Entering the Connemara nature park was something unique. Breathtaking views. The bus made us make some stops to photograph the views and enjoy the fresh and genuine climate of the mountains. And our guide Phel was very nice and prepared to tell us the history of these places. And then the expanses of lakes ... mirror the nice sheep that graze there. The blue sky kisses the emerald green so as to make this unforgettable journey wonderful. Experience a must do! Always recommended!

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August 20, 2022

Product ID: 54893