6:30 AM: DEPART DUBLIN
We will meet in front of the Molly Malone Statue located on Suffolk Street. We will begin our exciting journey by crossing
the west coast of Ireland toward Connemara. We will take an exceptionally scenic route
towards Oughterard, which is the gateway into Connemara! While passing through
charming little towns along the way, you will have the luxury of encountering views that
are truly unmatched anywhere else across the land! Any signs or boundaries do not mark
Connemara National Park; you will realize you have arrived from the breath-taking
surroundings. Please arrive 10 minutes before departure time.
11:15 AM: KYLEMORE ABBEY
We will have a photo opportunity at Kylemore Abbey. Once a prestigious female boarding
school, but now it hosts nuns on retreat as well as welcoming tourists visiting from around
the world! Nestled at the base of the Druchruach Mountains and looking out onto the
northern shore of Lough Pollacappal, the sprawling abbey is a sight to behold. It is known
as one of the most romantic places in Ireland; a place filled with history.
12:30 PM: KILLARY FJORD
Ireland has only one fjord and we are heading straight for it – the Killary Fjord. Marvel at
the thriving mussel beds and look out towards Mweelrea, the highest mountain range on
the west coast of Ireland. This tour offers a 1.5-hour boat cruise around Killary Harbour.
2:30 PM: INAGH VALLEY DRIVE
Drive through the stunning Inagh Valley where you will be flanked by the Twelve Bens and
Maumturks mountain ranges.
3:30 PM: VISIT GALWAY CITY
Discover the Bohemian city of Galway. It is renowned for its brightly painted pubs, live
music and cafés. Galway is a city steeped in history, explore the meandering streets and
listen to the many street performers from around the world who call this city their home.
Remnants of the medieval town walls lie between shops selling Aran sweaters,
handcrafted Claddagh rings, and stacks of second-hand and new books. This “City of
Tribes” will sure to be a highlight of your day tour!
8:00 PM: ARRIVE BACK IN DUBLIN
We will arrive back in Dublin after an exciting and unforgettable journey discovering the
savage beauty that is Connemara. Your friends will be jealous and will all want to go to the
region of Connemara after seeing your beautiful photos.
All times are approximate and subject to change based on traffic conditions or other
*Coach size no larger than 33 seats
• Professional driver/guide
• Modern comfortable coach transportation
• Wi-Fi (onboard vehicles, where fitted)
• Multilingual app (Eng, Fr, Es, De, It)
• Killary boat cruise
• Entry to Kylemore Abbey