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Land & Water Tour
Connemara + Aran Islands Package

Land & Water Tour – Connemara & Aran Islands


Tour the Connemara and Aran Islands in 2 Days!

A true immersion of Irish Culture! Spend 2 days in the Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking) region of the West. Experience Connemara on a guided coach tour. Travel through natural, majestic landscapes of mountains, lakes and sandy beaches. Travel to the Aran Islands for a bit of adventure and discover preserved monuments and sea cliffs on the island of Inis Mór!

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive a reservation ticket. After booking, you must collect your travel vouchers to the Aran Islands from the Lally Tours Office, 4 Forster Street, prior to boarding the bus. No payment is needed upon collection.



Connemara Day Tour Highlights

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Departs from Galway at 10:00am

Experience the majestic landscapes of Connemara. From the rugged Twelve Pins Mountains to the glassy lakes and bogland, this region is absolutely breathtaking! Spend 2 hours exploring the enchanting Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Gardens before heading back to Galway for the evening.

Featured Stops
Leenane Village

A small mountain-side town bursting with Irish charm

Killary Fjord

Ireland’s only fjord serves the natural border between counties Galway and Mayo.

Kylemore Abbey

Extravagantly placed on a lake in the midst of the mountains, this 19th century abbey has was originally built by Mitchell Henry as a gift to his wife, Margaret. Today, visitors can explore the Abbey (now owned and run by Benedictine nuns), miniature Gothic Church and award winning-walled Victorian walled gardens.

An Spidéal

A picturesque Gaeltacht (Irish Speaking) village. It is home to many traditional thatched roof homes, scenic coastlines and beautiful beaches.

Returns to Galway approximately 5:30pm



Day 1: Travel to Inis Mór

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This package includes return transportation to Inis Mór (the largest island). You’re free to explore the island on your own or join a local tour around the island. The choice is yours!

Spend your day on Inis Mór exploring on your own. There are plenty of walking paths, shops, restaurants, pubs and beaches on the island. After departing the ferry in Kilronan, the island’s main settlement, explore the patchwork fields, stone monuments and farmland either on foot, by renting bicycles, or hiring horse and trap or minibus. Discover one of Ireland’s most important prehistoric monuments, Dún Aonghusa, sitting dramatically a top 100m cliffs that drops into the Atlantic Ocean. When along the coast, try to see if you can spot the resident seal colony!

Inis Mór Schedule Available year-round

9:30 Travel by coach to Ros a’Mhíl Harbor (60 mins, departing from Victoria Hotel)

10:30 Ferry ride to Inis Mór (45 minutes)

Free time to explore Inis Mór

17:00 Depart Inis Mór

19:00 Arrive to Galway City (Victoria Hotel)



Inclusions

  • Full Day Tour on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach
  • Professional and Experienced Driver/Guide
  • Accommodation pickup (Connemara Tour)
  • Return Bus Transfer from Galway City to Ros a’Mhíl
  • Return Ferry Transfer from Ros a’Mhil to Islands

Not Included

  • Food and beverages
  • Entrance to Kylemore Abbey and Walled Gardens
  • Any bike rental or excursions on the Aran Islands
  • Gratuities (optional)

Tour Information

Departs:

10:00am Connemara
9:30am Aran Islands


Returns:

5:30pm Connemara, 7:00pm Aran Islands


Departure Point:

See Map Below

Tickets

Adult:

€59


Student (with valid I.D.):

€49


Senior (65+ years):

€49


Child (4-12):

€35

Departure Location

Connemara Day Tour

Galway New Coach Station


Aran Islands Shuttle

Victoria Hotel, Queen Street

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