Connemara & Galway National Park Day Tour

Connemara & Galway National Park Day Tour

Tour from Dublin

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A Short Introduction To Your Journey

Céad mile fáilte!! One hundred thousand welcomes to Connemara National Park. This wild Gaelic speaking region just north of Galway city is regarded as one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland. Rich in both scenery and culture, Connemara will inspire you with its deserted famine villages, wild ponies and romantic Cong village. Oh, we also have plenty of time to experience Galway, Ireland’s coolest city!
  • Expert local guides
  • Scenic drive through Ireland's midlands, passing the Bog of Allen, en route.
  • Enjoy the rugged landscapes of Connemara, Co. Galway
  • Visit the rural village of Cong. Co. Mayo - location of John Wayne & Maureen O' Hara blockbuster 'The Quiet Man'
  • Take in the vibrant, culture-rich city of Galway. 
  • Entrance fees and special events as noted in the itinerary
  • Wi-Fi on board!
  • Essentially everything except meals


  • 08:00 AM: Depart Central Dublin

    Meet your sparkling Tour Guide and begin the relaxing drive West across the beautiful midlands of Ireland to the beautiful Galway.

  • Beautiful Cong

    John Wayne loved it and Pierce Brosnan got married in Ashford Castle. From beautiful abbeys to medieval castles…rivers, stunning lakes and babbling brooks, Cong is a true picture postcard of Ireland!! We take a break here with a visit to Cong Abbey, the ruins of an Augustinian monastery. enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this charming town!

  • Spectacular Lough Corrib

    Yeats dreamed of the Lake Isle of Inisfree. Lough Corrib, Ireland’s largest lake is full of such Islands. We lose ourselves in dreams of idillic Ireland. Take great photos and enjoy local fairytales from your Irish guide as we seek out those elusive Leprechauns!

  • The Deserted Inagh Valley

    Heading back to Galway by the Inagh Valley an area of scenic and unsurpassed beauty, the lakes of Inagh which are rich for fishing begin to unfold amongst the Twelve Bens mountains. Travelling back along the main road the tour follows the leafy banks of Lough Corrib by the village of Oughterard, often referred to as “the gateway to Connemara”. We’ll take the scenic coast road along Galway bay, with great views of the Aran Islands out in the wild Atlantic.

  • Galway City, we love you!

    A breathtaking two hour stop in Galway with time to explore the Spanish arch, ramble along colourful Shop Street and listen to some street musicians or maybe even sample some world famous Galway Bay oysters. Truly a remarkable city and an amazing way to finish the day. (Depending on the weather, we’ll sometimes spend time in Galway in the morning instead of the afternoon.)

  • 20:30: Dublin City Centre

    Tour arrives back in Dublin’s fair city at approx 20:30. Plenty of time for dinner and we’ll even show you where you can take in a riverdance type performance free of charge!

  • 08:00am - Paddywagon Office, 34 O'Connell Street Lower (The Spire)
  • 08:10am - Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street


EnglishThis tour is exclusively in English.


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