Connemara’s location on the very edge of Europe gives it some very special characteristics.
Connemaras 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 offers much to the visitor.
The Clifden Station House Hotel, set around the old Clifden Railway Station in the town centre, offers 78 en-suite bedrooms all with TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee-making facilities and free WiFi in public areas. The hotels leisure centre has an 18m pool, gym, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.
Europa Buscentre to Connemara via Sligo.
Hotel: Clifden Station House Hotel, Clifden *** (4 nights D, B&B)
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 Clifden by mid-afternoon.B, D
This morning we turn north, following the Wild Atlantic Way via Louisburgh, for a day in Westport, one of Ireland’s most beautiful towns.B, D
Killary Harbour beckons this morning! We take a 90-minute Killary Fjord Cruise and in the afternoon travel to Cong where ‘The Quiet Man’ was filmed in 1951. Then home to Clifden.B, D
We return home via Dublin.B
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
Guided tractor drawn carriage tour Westport Killary Fjord Cruise Cong
Single Room Supplement £75