Highlights Of Donegal Day Tour

County Donegal Trip Overview

Visitors that come to Ireland but that don’t experience the Northern Headlands and the Wild Atlantic Way guided by the inside knowledge of locals have largely missed out on the real jewel. It is with this in mind that inspired Chieftain tours to create day tour options for visitors who want a mere taste of all that is to offer on the North West coast. Embark and explore those secrets on the road less travelled by Private Luxury Car or Minibus chauffeured by a knowledgeable and experienced driver guide. For more information connect with us on www.chieftaintours.com

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Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Starts: County Donegal, Ireland
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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What to Expect When Visiting County Donegal, County Donegal, Ireland

Visitors that come to Ireland but that don’t experience the Northern Headlands and the Wild Atlantic Way guided by the inside knowledge of locals have largely missed out on the real jewel. It is with this in mind that inspired Chieftain tours to create day tour options for visitors who want a mere taste of all that is to offer on the North West coast. Embark and explore those secrets on the road less travelled by Private Luxury Car or Minibus chauffeured by a knowledgeable and experienced driver guide. For more information connect with us on www.chieftaintours.com

Itinerary
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Stop At: Glenveagh National Park, R251 Ireland

Enjoy a day tour of coastal and inland attractions incorporating those breathtaking views of the idyllic North West. Setting off in the morning by luxury minibus or car, your fully guided tour will visit the sweeping glens of Glenveagh National Park and Castle. Situated in the heart of the Derryveagh mountains, you will be immersed in the history of this unspoiled Special Area of Conservation which is Ireland’s second largest national park.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Fanad Head Lighthouse, Cionn Fhanada, F92 YC03 Ireland

We continue along the coast to the picturesque Fanad Lighthouse. A maritime marvel, this magnificent and current working lighthouse was an essential service to seafarers negotiating the wild and dangerous seas around the North West coast. We learn about the lights and aids to navigation past and present and we hear the stories of shipwrecked parrots and lost gold on the lighthouse tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Leo’s Tavern, Meenaleck, Crolly Co. Donegal Ireland

As we continue our journey along the Wild Atlantic Way, we cast an eye on the mytical island of Tory and the majestical Mountain of Errigal before arriving at Leo’s Tavern. This famous Irish pub is home to the world renowned musical family that is Clannad, Moya Brennan and Enya. Donegal’s premier live music venue, Leo’s tavern continues to host the very best of musical talent from around the globe with some famous faces appearing from time to time. Bono, Phil Coulter and the likes of Van Morrison have all graced the stage in Leo’s – if only those walls could speak! You will have the option of having lunch here.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Slieve League Cliffs Near Teelin, Carrick Ireland

Next we continue to Discover the Edge of Sliabh Liag, among Europe’s highest Sea Cliffs. At 2000ft, Sliabh Liag is three times taller than the Cliffs of Moher and attracts over 160,000 visitors each year. Here you will get a chance to absorb the clean fresh Atlantic air from the viewing point where you will get possibly the best selfie in the World!! Take a stroll on the Pilgrim’s Path or if you dare along One Man Pass.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Donegal Castle, Castle Street, Donegal Town Ireland

On the final leg of our journey you will visit Donegal Castle, homestead of the O Donnell Clan and their most famous leader Red Hugh O Donnell. On the site of a viking fort, it was built by the famous Donegal Chieftain dynasty in the 15th century and has undergone restoration works in recent years.

Duration: 1 hour



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