Private Connemara Day Tour

Private Connemara Day Tour

Explore the stunning and rugged scenery of Connemara in a privately chauffeured vehicle and take in some of the most spectacular scenic views in Ireland. Heading west from Galway city, the villages of Connemara will stretch out before you like a colorful road map of communities and hidden gems just waiting to be explored, from the bogs and lakes of the Gaelic speaking South Connemara to the mountain vistas of North and West Connemara. However, as dramatic and breathtaking as the landscape may be, all travelers know that memories and encounters are what make a journey unique and Connemara Chauffeurs will help make your visit to Connemara one that you will never forget.
* Duration: 7 to 8 hours
* Starts: Costelloe, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Explore the stunning and rugged scenery of Connemara in a privately chauffeured vehicle and take in some of the most spectacular scenic views in Ireland. Heading west from Galway city, the villages of Connemara will stretch out before you like a colorful road map of communities and hidden gems just waiting to be explored, from the bogs and lakes of the Gaelic speaking South Connemara to the mountain vistas of North and West Connemara. However, as dramatic and breathtaking as the landscape may be, all travelers know that memories and encounters are what make a journey unique and Connemara Chauffeurs will help make your visit to Connemara one that you will never forget.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Aughnanure Castle, Oughterard Ireland

Built by the O’Flahertys c. 1500, Aughnanure Castle lies in picturesque surroundings close to the shores of Lough Corrib. Standing on what is virtually a rocky island, the castle is a particularly well-preserved example of an Irish tower house.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Joyce Country Sheepdogs, Finny, Clonbur, Co. Galway, Shanafaraghaun Ireland

An authentic insight into hill sheep farming and rural Irish life with working sheepdog demonstrations. Interaction with puppies and sheep shearing demonstration during high season. This is set against some of the most breathtaking scenery in Ireland.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Veldons Seafarer Bar & Restaurant, Letterfrack, Co. Galway, H91 FD28, Ireland

A stop for lunch at this lovely seafarer Pub & Restaurant in the heart of Letterfrack

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Connemara On the N59 between Clifden and Westport, Kylemore Ireland

Set in a dramatic landscape, Kylemore is an ideal destination for a day out. From its beginnings as a romantic gift in the 1860s to becoming home to the Benedictine Nuns in 1920, Kylemore is steeped in history and tales of tragedy, romance, engineering initiatives, model farms, royal visits, spirituality, and education. Experience the Victorian atmosphere of the restored rooms of the Abbey and neo-Gothic church. Explore the magical Victorian Walled Garden, nature trails and woodland walks. History talks and Garden tours throughout the summer. Dine-in Mitchells Cafe or the Garden Tea House or treat yourself to crepes and ice cream at our Express Cafe. Explore our magical Fairy Village and say hello to our Connemara Ponies and pet rare breed pigs. Shop for unique handcrafted gifts including chocolate, pottery, and beauty products handmade on site.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sky Road, Clifden Ireland

Justifiably famous for the views it affords, the Sky Road route takes you us among the hills overlooking Clifden Bay and its offshore islands, Inishturk and Turbot. This is a good vantage point to photograph the town of Clifden, with its two spires and perfect Twelve Bens backdrop.

Duration: 20 minutes