Connemara Day Trip Including Leenane Village and Kylemore Abbey from Galway

Connemara Day Trip Including Leenane Village and Kylemore Abbey from Galway

A full day, guided tour of Connemara, an area famed for it’s unspoiled natural beauty and rugged landscapes. Spend time exploring the iconic Kylemore Abbey and Walled Gardens. Along the way, listen to your expert driver/guide share the origin of the Irish language and how it is still the native language of Connemara, despite its diminishing status in the rest of Ireland.
* Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Galway, Ireland
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




A full day, guided tour of Connemara, an area famed for it’s unspoiled natural beauty and rugged landscapes. Spend time exploring the iconic Kylemore Abbey and Walled Gardens. Along the way, listen to your expert driver/guide share the origin of the Irish language and how it is still the native language of Connemara, despite its diminishing status in the rest of Ireland.

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

Kylemore Abbey is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle, in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. The abbey was founded for Benedictine Nuns who fled Belgium in World War I. The current Mother Abbess of the Benedictine Community is Marie Hickey

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Pass By: Twelve Bens of Connemara, Ireland

Tallest mountain range in the west of Ireland

Pass By: Lally Tours – Day Tours, Fairgreen Road, Galway H91 A317 Ireland

Lally Tours is your expert Irish tour operator. Established in 1988 we promise to give you a unique tour experience of Ireland & create lasting memories.

Stop At: Killary Fjord, Leenane Ireland

Killary Harbour is a fjord located in the west of Ireland, in northern Connemara, and the border between counties Galway and Mayo runs down its centre

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Spiddal, Spiddal, County Galway, Western Ireland

Gorgeous seaside village in South Connemara

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Oughterard is a small town on the banks of the Owenriff River close to the western shore of Lough Corrib in County Galway, Ireland. The population of the town in 2016 was 1,318. It is located about 26 km northwest of Galway on the N59 road.

Stop At: Leenane, Leenane, County Galway, Western Ireland

DescriptionLeenaun, also Leenane, is a village and 1,845 acre townland in northern County Galway, Ireland, on the southern shore of Killary Harbour, on the northern edge of Connemara

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Killary Fjord, Leenane Ireland

Killary Harbour is a fjord located in the west of Ireland, in northern Connemara, and the border between counties Galway and Mayo runs down its centre

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Maam Cross, Maam Cross, County Galway, Western Ireland

DescriptionMaam Cross is a crossroads in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. It lies within the townland of Shindilla, at the junction of the R59 from Galway to Clifden and the R336 from Galway to the Maam Valley which runs from Maum or Maam to Leenaun or Leenane

Pass By: Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, Connemara National Park Connemara National Park Connemara, Co Galway Near the village of Letterfrack, Galway Ireland

Connemara National Park is one of six national parks in Ireland that are managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. It is located in the west of Ireland within County Galway.

Pass By: Salthill Promenade, 157/159 Upper Salthill, Galway Ireland

Salthill is a seaside resort on the northern shore of Galway Bay, Ireland. Its beach consists of a series of small rocky or sandy stretches. Salthill Promenade offers views of the nearby harbour city of Galway and the Aran Islands. Species native to the Irish Atlantic are on show at the Galway Atlantaquaria aquarium. Founded in 1895, the Galway Golf Club has an 18-hole course and views of the bay.