Connemara - Ireland's Wild West

Connemara - Ireland's Wild West

Connemara’s location on the very edge of Europe gives it some very special characteristics. It is a place of earthy colours, untamed wilderness and warm,

Connemara’s location on the very edge of Europe gives it some very special characteristics. It is a place of earthy colours, untamed wilderness and warm,

hearty welcomes. From the bogs and lakes of the Gaelic-speaking south, to the mountain vistas of the north and west, the diversity of the landscapes

and nature of its people offer much to the visitor. And for this special place we are giving you a choice of hotels to pick from!

 

Hotel: Clifden Station House Hotel, Clifden (4 nights D, B&B)

The hotel is set around the old Clifden Railway Station in the town centre, offers 78 bedrooms all with TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee-making facilities and free WiFi in public areas. The hotel’s leisure centre has an 18m pool, gym, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.

 

 

Hotel: Renyvle House Hotel (4 nights D, B&B)

Renvyle House is a four star, family owned, historic country house resort, with an award winning restaurant. Spectacularly located on a 150-acre estate on the shores of the Atlantic, the hotel has 68 bedrooms fully varying in size and style but all in keeping with the features of the historic house.

 

 

 

Day 1

Europa Buscentre to Connemara via Sligo

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Day 2

Today our destination is the Twelve Pins. We drive via Ballyconneely, past Dog’s Bay and on to Roundstone. At the Dan O’Hara Homestead we have a guided tractor-drawn carriage tour to the hilltop overlooking the Roundstone Bog Complex. We’re back in our hotel by mid-afternoon

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Day 3

Not too far to travel today as we first stop in the Connemara National Park which covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, bogs and woodlands. We proceed to Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden, where we spend a few hours exploring the house and its extensive gardens.

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Day 4

A bright start today as we head to Lough Corrib for a one-hour History Cruise – there are reputedly 365 islands, one for every day of the year. We spend some time in Cong, where you can visit The Quiet Man Museum, before returning to the hotel.

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Day 5

We return home via Dublin

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B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

Twelve Pins • Guided tractor-drawn carriage tour • Connemara National Park • Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden • Lough Corrib History Cruise • Cong

 

Price Excludes

• Single Room Supplement from £80

• Holiday Insurance

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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