Connemara and Galway Day Tour from Dublin Instant Confirmation
Enjoy a day spotting some of the most spectacular views in Ireland! Exploring the Connemara National Park, this tour is full of picture perfect scenery, villages and cities.
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Explore one of Ireland's 7 Wonders: the Connemara National Park, situated at the western side of Ireland. On this day trip from Dublin, you'll have the opportunity to view the remarkable sights and scenery that Connemara has to offer. You're bound to feel elated while having the wild Atlantic Ocean on one side and the impressive Twelve Bens and Maumturk mountain ranges on the other!
This day trip from Dublin also takes in the spectacular Kylemore Abbey and depending on the season a 1.5 hour cruise along Killary Harbour or a working mountain sheep farm before making your way to Galway City.
- Duration: 13 hour(s)
- Available: Daily
- Pick-up: Not available
- Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Sheep farm tour or harbour cruise fee.
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06:30 Depart Dublin outside the old stone church in Suffolk Street
09:00 Enter Connemara ParkDriving through Galway you take the road for Oughterard, said to be the official gateway to Connemara. Pass beautiful thatched cottages, wild flowers along the hedgerows! You also see the famous Quite Man bridge from the Hollywood film starring John Wayne.
11:00 Maam CrossThis is also one of the few pockets of Ireland that locals speak in Irish as their first language. These areas of Ireland are known as 'Gaeltacht regions'. Only 3 percent of the country speak fluent Irish so this is a rare experience to see people speaking in the national ancient language.
11:30 Inagh Valley & Kylemore AbbeyYou will be guaranteed to lose your mobile reception along here which is a welcomed break from the outside world as you relax and take in the amazing views. Also visit Kylemore Abbey, a romantic castle built among an equally beautiful landscape.
12:30 Killary Fjord & Leenane“Killary Fjord” which is the only fjord in all the land! Upon arriving, you’ll marvel at all the thriving mussel beds while looking out towards Mweelrea, the highest mountain range in the west coast of Ireland. The little village of Leenane where the enigmatic movie "The Field" was filmed.
16:30 Galway CitySpend an hour walking & sightseeing around Galway city before departing back for Dublin. Visit the main shopping district. Walk down to the busy harbour and see the Spanish Arch. Galway is a bohemian and happy city with a very young population.
19:00 Arrive back in Dublin and check out
- Please wear comfortable shoes.
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- Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 14 business days to 18:00 local time, 7 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
- Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 7 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.