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Connemara Day Trip from Galway: Cong and the Kylemore Abbey

By Galway Tour Company
4.6/5
Price is €36per adult

Features

Free cancellation available
8h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Guides required to wear masks

Overview

  • Discover the dramatic beauty of Connemara with its rugged wilderness, welcoming locals and historic treasures, on this full-day trip from Galway City. Travelling with an expert guide, your tour visits pretty Cong Village,Laugh Nafooey, Killary Fjord and must-see Kylemore Abbey.Entrance into Kylemore Abbey & Gardens is not included in the tour price and is an optional fee, (discounted entrance ticket can be purchased from your driver on the day of your tour). Spend time at leisure in these Irish gems and enjoy stunning scenery in between each visit.

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Connemara Day Trip from Galway: Cong and the Kylemore Abbey

Free cancellation
8h
Starting time: 10:00

Price details

Price is €35.63 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is €35.63
€35.63

Total

Price is €35.63

What's included, what's not

  • Professional Local Driver/Guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance Fee to Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transport
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Returns to original departure point
  • Departure time: 10:00 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Kylemore Abbey, a beautiful Connemara castle, offers much history of romance and tragedy, captivating visitors who step upon its threshold.
The Abbey is a beautiful, neo-gothic, building built-in 1868 by Mitchell Henry for his wife. It is now home to the Benedictine Nuns, and here you can enjoy their excellent home cooking while visiting the Abbey and the restored walled gardens. The grounds and surrounding mountains and lakes are steeped ina rich Irish history, and you can learn all about this on our Connemara & Cong Tour. The Abbey and estate are open all year round and include the Abbey, a Gothic Church, the walled gardens, a craft shop, pottery studio, restaurant and tea rooms, as well as the lake and woodland walks.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lough Corrib, Ireland

Lough Corrib is the largest lake within the Republic of Ireland and the second largest on the island of Ireland (after Lough Neagh). ( It covers 176 km² )

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Killary Fjord, Leenane Ireland

Killary Harbour is Ireland’s only true fjord and extends 16km (10 miles) in from the Atlantic .It's extremely deep, over 45m at its centre. This offers a very safe, sheltered anchorage, because of the depth and the mountains to the south and north. It is a centre for shellfish farming, and strings of ropes used to grow mussels are visible for much of its length.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cong, Cong, County Mayo, Western Ireland

Only an hour’s drive from Westport, Cong is a small village in south Mayo famous for its 12th century abbey, the lavish gold and silver processional Cross of Cong from 1123, the magnificent Ashford Castle, the village’s links with Oscar Wilde and, most popularly, its association with the John Wayne classic film, The Quiet Man.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Royal Abbey of Cong, Cong Ireland

A magnificent Augustinian Abbey dating back to the early 12th century

Duration: 15 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Galway County Galway

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Kinlay Hostel Galway, Merchants Rd, Eyre Square, Galway, H91 F2KT, Ireland Traveler pickup is offered Our main meeting point is located at Kinlay House on Merchants Road, check-in between 09:45 and 09:55 AM. If you like to be collected from one of the hotels listed, please let us know by adding the hotel name in to the special instruction section. Pick up from G Hotel, Connacht Hotel and Flannery's Hotel at 10:00 AM.
    • Galway County Galway

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