4 days
Duration
Feb – Nov
Dates
The Wild Atlantic Way
Location
3/5
Physicality
10+
Age

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE WILDS OF CONNEMARA with our superb 4 day discovery tour. A renowned destination of natural beauty that is surrounded by the roar of the wild Atlantic Ocean and the glistening lakes of Connemara.

On this mystical tour of Connemara, we will explore the Bohemian capital of Ireland, Galway City, visit the magical island of Inis Mor, which is the largest of the Aran Islands and delve into the wilds of Clifden, a colourful town that sits on the edge of the wild Atlantic Ocean. Take the opportunity to experience exciting adventures from cycling on Inis Mor Island to kayaking on the wild Atlantic Ocean and leave you in little doubt of why Connemara’s lakes of paradise have captured the hearts of many an explorer as they wander through this vast landscape of glistening lakes.  

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS 1. Discover Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

2. Experience the vibrant city of Galway

3. Visit the Gaelic speaking Island of Inis Mor

4. Explore ancient castles and forts

5. Lively traditional music and dance nights

START / RETURN POINT                        Visit Dublin Centre,25 Suffolk Street, Dublin.
DEPARTURE DAYS Saturday
SCHEDULE 9:00am – Please arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure.
WHAT TO BRING
  • Rain Jacket/Pants
  • Walking boots/shoes
  • Rucksack or appropriate bag for carrying food/clothing
  • Suitable hiking clothing e.g. fleece, hat, gloves
  • No cotton t-shirts or jeans as these items will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia
  • Spare clothes and shoes for after activity
  • Warm drink and water(1 litre approx)
  • Food e.g. lunch, snacks, etc.
INCLUDED
Professional and experienced guide Private Bus Chauffeur
 All listed activities 3 nights accommodation
NOT INCLUDED
Any activities/services not listed on itinerary 

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The itinerary listed below is for the current season.

Given the unpredictable nature of Ireland’s weather, what we do each day might occasionally vary so that you have the best experience possible.

NB. The cost of accommodation is not included in your travel pass but under each day we have described our recommended accommodation, along with some paid activity and free suggestions.

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DAY 1: DUBLIN TO GALWAY

From Dublin’s fair city, we set our compasses due west, making our way through the lush midlands of Ireland in search of the wild Atlantic coastline and the Bohemian capital of Ireland, Galway City. Take the time to explore and wander its bustling streets, sample its famed culinary delights and traditional music scene.

Included: Travel Pass to Galway City

Accommodation : There is a choice of hostels, B&B’s and hotels in Galway City.

Activity Options: Sea Kayaking, Connemara Day Tour and Aran Island Tour.

Free : Explore and experience the vibrant streets, cafes and pubs of Galway City.

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DAY 2: GALWAY TO CLIFDEN VIA INISHMOR ISLAND TOUR

We jump from mainland Ireland to one of its most renowned island, Inis Mór, meaning big island. It is the largest of three islands that make up the Aran Islands. Once we arrive on its limestone shores, you can explore by foot or by bike this magnificent landscape that has as many as 50 different monuments of Christian, pre Christian and Celtic mythological heritage. The most famous of them are Dún Aonghasa, a breathing fort that was built on a high cliff some 100 metres above sea level and Dún Dúchathair (the Black fort) which enjoys a more solitude setting on the cliffs at Cill Éinne, (Killeany ). Some visitors enjoy the solitude of it in contrast with the more busy Dún Aonghasa. The fort consists of a terraced wall surrounding the remains of some early dwelling houses known as Clocháns( stone houses).

Included: Inis Mór

Accommodation : There is a choice of hostels, B&B’s and hotels in Galway City.

Activity Options : Bike rentals, Dún Aonghasa visitor centre, Pony and trap experience.

Free: Explore the islands monuments of Christian, pre­Christian and Celtic mythological heritage.

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DAY 3: CLIFDEN TO GALWAY VIA LEENAUN

This morning you get the chance to catch up on sleep time, enjoy the colourful town of Clifden or if you feel like adventure

then why not try out an amazing sea kayak trip exploring the coastline, horse riding along a golden beach or hike to the top of Diamond Hill. At 2 PM, we commence our journey back east to Galway passing picturesque lakes, Kylemore Abbey, Killary harbour, Ireland’s only fjord and secluded picturesque lakes that line our path to the colourful town of Westport.

Included: Connemara Day Tour

Accommodation : There is a choice of hostels, B&B’s and hotels in Dublin City.

Activity Options : Sea kayaking trip, horse riding, Kylemore Abbey, Diamond Hill or cycling tour.

Free: Explore Clifden’s coastal setting and experience its vibrant music culture and great seafood traditions.

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DAY 4: GALWAY TO DUBLIN VIA CLONMACNOISE

The morning is yours to explore Galway City before taking our return journey to Ireland’s capital city, Dublin. You have the time to wander its bustling streets, hang out in some of Galway’s lively cafes, take in the wild Atlantic air on its waterfront or do some last minute souvenir shopping.

We depart at 2 PM, taking the road back east, crossing the River Shannon on route to the fair city of Dublin. We will take one last magical stop to Clonmacnoise, a mid­6th century Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán. Afterwards, we jump aboard one last time, towards Dublin, where we will say our fond farewells. We really hope you have had an amazing time exploring some of Connemara’s most unique destinations and remember Ireland is now forever your home away from home.

Included: Clonmacnoise Visitor Centre

Accommodation: There is a choice of hostels, B&B’s and hotels in Dublin City.

Activity Options: Dublin City Tour, Guinness Store House, Trinity College, Glendalough National Park.

Free : Explore Dublin’s amazing historical places of interest and experience its colourful cafes and bars.

We are so lucky to enjoy the Connemara landscape
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Kylemore Abbey - Amazing
Galway City
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Irish Culture in the heart of Galway City
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Inis Mor- Just amazing
Get to know Clifden with Wild N Happy
We are so lucky to enjoy the Connemara landscape

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