Breath in the fresh Atlantic air, taste some of the world’s finest
seafood and hear locals greet you in the native Gaelic tongue – just a
taste of what’s available on our world famous Connemara/Galway 2-day
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Day One | Connemara & Galway
Set out into the west on this fantastic two day tour.
We depart Dublin at 8am with a drive through the midland bogs – an
important part of Ireland’s landscape and home to many rare flora and
fauna species. Reaching the west coast, you’ll enjoy tours of Connemara, Cong and Lough Corrib in the capable hands of our expert guide. Connemara is a magical region, which truly evokes the spirit of ‘old Ireland’.
You’ll be enchanted by the unruly landscapes, haunting valleys and
dramatic mountain ranges. Don’t be surprised if the locals greet you
with a ‘cupla focail’ (few words) of Gaelic – as the region is one of
the last few in Ireland to retain the native tongue. Checking into your
Galway city accommodation for the night, we highly recommend you take
the free Galway walking tour, during which you can learn more about the
history and rich culture of ‘The City of the Tribes’. Enjoy the vibrant nightlife in Galway and raise a pint in one of the many traditional pubs.
Day Two | Burren & Cliffs of Moher
Relax over a delicious Irish breakfast this morning – your guide will
pick you up at 10am for our second day of touring Ireland’s west coast.
We start the day with a scenic drive along the beautiful Galway Bay before making our first stop of the day at the ‘Burren’ region of Co. Clare.
This fascinating Karst landscape is a true geological wonder – the
world’s only site where flora of Alpine, Arctic and Mediterranean
origins grow alongside one another. Continuing our day, we drive along
the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’, making a brief photo stop at the early
Cistercian monastery site of ‘Corcomroe Abbey’, before reaching the
phenomenal ‘Cliffs of Moher’.
A site of incredible natural beauty, the Cliffs have been cited by
‘Lonely Planet’, ‘Condé Nast Traveller’ and more as an absolute must-see
while in Ireland. We spend 90 minutes at the cliffs, where you can
stroll along the cliff-tops, taking in spectacular views of the Atlantic
Ocean, the Aran Islands and the Twelve Pins Mountain Range. Its then
back on to the tour bus for a final photo stop at the world-famous
Bunratty Castle, which dates back to the 15th Century. Driving back to
Dublin this evening, we guarantee that you will be left with magical
memories of Ireland’s enchanting west coast.
Depart Dublin on one of our luxury, air-conditioned coaches as we head westward through Ireland’s famous boglands.
Arrive in Co.Mayo, taking in the quaint village of Cong – location of the famous ‘Quiet Man’ film.
Experience the magic of the Connemara region.
Take a walking tour of vibrant Galway – ‘City of the Tribes’ and relax with a pint in one of the traditional thatched pubs.
Overnight in Galway with a delicious breakfast included
Visit the unique geological ‘Burren’ region.
Drive along the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ before reaching the Cliffs of Moher.
Experience the famous Bunratty Castle
Arrive back to Dublin’s City Centre with memories that will last a lifetime.
You can choose between two kinds of accommodations on the scheduled budget tours range, backpacker style or economy private rooms.
Economy Private Rooms are located in bed & breakfasts (B&Bs). These are small family- run properties offering a clean and comfortable place to sleep whilst enjoying privacy, private bathroom facilities and fully cooked or Continental breakfast in the morning.
* Single supplements will apply to solo travellers taking a private room.
Backpacker style accommodation is offered in youth hostel properties. This means shared dormitory rooms, kitchens and common areas. The backpacker option can particularly suit those who are seeking to meet & spend time with others on their journey or for those who are traveling on a budget. The young and young- at heart are very welcome. Basic breakfast included each morning.
Seats on this scheduled group tour are offered as part of our “concierge” range. Our product managers select only the market leaders on each route, ensuring you peace of mind. The vehicles are the highest quality available in the scheduled tour market and are led by some of Ireland’s finest tour guides.