Private Half Day Tour To Connemara

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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.

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Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Starts: Costelloe, Ireland
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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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.

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Pass By: Connemara, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland

An unhurried drive on the roads less traveled where you will get to see the iconic stone walls, beautiful and rugged Maam Turk Mountains and charming Gaelic speaking villages.

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

Pass By: Connemara, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland

A scenic drive back to Galway via South Connemara taking in the beautiful coastal drive passing through Inverin, Spiddal, and Barna. A stop at Standúns which is a unique family-run store that specializes in Irish gifts and fashion can also be done should you wish.



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