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Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden
Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden

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Standing along the edge of Kylemore Lake, the neo-Gothic Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden is every inch a storybook castle. Built in 1868, the abbey’s construction employed grateful locals still reeling from the Irish Potato Famine. Today, the resident Benedictine nuns welcome the public into parts of the abbey and the grounds.

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From Galway: Guided tour of Connemara and Connemara National Park.

From Galway: Guided tour of Connemara and Connemara National Park.

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Embark on a thrilling road trip along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way on this full-day tour from Galway. Discover the natural wonders of Galway Bay and Connemara as you leave the tourist trail behind and journey along the coast. Admire views of Rosmuc, Derrygimlagh Bog and the Twelve Bens Mountains; visit the former residence of political leader Padraic Pearse; and stop for morning tea in Roundstone (not included). Finally, look out for wild Connemara ponies as you hike through Connemara National Park or pay a visit to the magnificent 19th-century Kylemore Abbey.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.97
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$42.97
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Shore Excursion: Full-day Connemara and Wild Atlantic Way Tour from Galway

Shore Excursion: Full-day Connemara and Wild Atlantic Way Tour from Galway

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Explore the natural wonders and historic monuments of Connemara on this full-day tour from Galway. Visit the Sky Road, Pearse’s Cottage, and Derrygimlagh Bog along the Wild Atlantic Way; go hiking or visit Kylemore Abbey in the Connemara National Park; and enjoy views of Twelve Bens, Galway Bay, and Bothar na Scragoige.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.25
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$55.25
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Connemara, Kylemore Abbey or Connemara National Park day tour from Galway-Guided

Connemara, Kylemore Abbey or Connemara National Park day tour from Galway-Guided

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Home to rolling hills, shimmering lakes, and spectacular coastal scenery, the Connemara Peninsula is one of western Ireland’s must-see sites. During this tour, spin through the Connemara countryside in comfort by air-conditioned minivan as your guide talks of the region’s colorful history. Choose to spend your time exploring the beautiful Connemara National Park or the Benedictine Kylemore Abbey with its Victorian walled gardens. Pickup and drop-off in central Galway are included.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.39
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$57.39
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Connemara Day Trip from Galway: Kylemore Abbey and Ross Errily Friary

Connemara Day Trip from Galway: Kylemore Abbey and Ross Errily Friary

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Delve into the rugged wilderness of Connemara, an Irish county thronged with historic monuments and natural splendor, on a full-day tour from Galway City. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, explore the perfectly preserved Franciscan friary of Ross Errilly Friary and enjoy some leisurely free time in Cong, a picturesque village. Gaze at the tranquil surfaces of Lough Carrib and Loch NaFooey and discover the elaborate walled gardens of Kylemore Abbey. Enjoy a pleasant balance of guided tours and independent exploration during this enriching excursion.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.83
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Connemara National Park Nature Trails self-guided including Lunch

Connemara National Park Nature Trails self-guided including Lunch

Explore nature walks in scenic Connemara National Park on the Wild Atlantic Way. The park covers 2.957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. The park's mountains are part of the famous 12 Bens mountain range. Entrance to the park is free. At the visitor centre view a fascinating exhibition on the Connemara landscape. A variety of safe and easy trail options are available for the whole family to enjoy, with more challenging tracks &trails for walkers, ranging from 0.5kms to 5kms. Come see the world famous Connemara pony. The birdlife is varied and includes Meadow pipits, skylarks, stonechats, chaffinches, robins and wrens. Birds of prey and wild red deer can be seen occasionally too. Lunch is at the Tea Room, situated in the park, consisting of delicious soup of the day, with homemade brown bread, plus a freshly made sandwich (plain or toasted), with 2 fillings of your choice, tea or coffee and a chocolate. This is a self-guided tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.78
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$25.78
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Private Connemara Day Tour

Private Connemara Day Tour

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Explore the stunning and rugged scenery of Connemara in a privately chauffeured vehicle and take in some of the most spectacular scenic views in Ireland. Heading west from Galway city, the villages of Connemara will stretch out before you like a colorful road map of communities and hidden gems just waiting to be explored, from the bogs and lakes of the Gaelic speaking South Connemara to the mountain vistas of North and West Connemara. However, as dramatic and breathtaking as the landscape may be, all travelers know that memories and encounters are what make a journey unique and Connemara Chauffeurs will help make your visit to Connemara one that you will never forget.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$589.32
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Connemara National Park, Beach & Blanket Bog ecology walk. Private Full-day

Connemara National Park, Beach & Blanket Bog ecology walk. Private Full-day

The wild landscapes of the Connemara National Park make a stunning backdrop for a hike, but visiting with a private guide means you can learn more about the natural ecosystems and wildlife. On this private full-day tour, explore the bogs and forests of the Connemara National Park, stroll along deserted beaches, and admire views of Croagh Patrick mountain.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$592.17
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From Galway: Guided tour of Connemara and Kylemore Abbey

From Galway: Guided tour of Connemara and Kylemore Abbey

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Our Connemara Day Tour from Galway gives travellers the option of a 3 hour stop to either explore the 3000+ hectares of the Connemara National Park or enjoy the majestic Kylemore Abbey, while taking in all the highlights of Connemara along the Wild Atlantic Way.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$44.08
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Minibus hire galway Ireland

Minibus hire galway Ireland

A once in lifetime opportunity to visit the natural beauty of the west of Ireland and all its attractions, a tour that can be tailored by the tourists to visit whichever locations they like, and whatever amount of times they want to spend at each location
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$675.26
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Castles of Connemara tour departing from Galway City. Guided. Full day.

Castles of Connemara tour departing from Galway City. Guided. Full day.

With pick up included from your hotel, hop on board as we travel west into the scenic region of Connemara, famed for its wild and rugged land and seascapes. Our first castle visit is to Aughnanure Castle. Built by the O’Flahertys in 1500, this castle is a particularly well-preserved example of an Irish tower house. Next stop in the quaint village of Oughterard for a short coffee break. Weaving our way through scenic Connemara, our next castle stop is Kylemore Abbey, founded by English industrialist Mitchell Henry and now a Benedictine monastery. Spend the next few hours exploring this romantic abbey, its victorian walled gardens and Gothic church. We head to the capital of Connemara, the colourful town of Clifden. En-route (weather permitting) we drive the famous Sky Road. Travel onto to Ballynahinch Castle and take a short break to explore the castle and estate grounds including the walled garden before enjoying some delicious tea & scones before returning to Galway City.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.74
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$112.74
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Oyster Farm Tour & Oyster Tasting. Letterfrack,Connemara.Guided.1 hour

Oyster Farm Tour & Oyster Tasting. Letterfrack,Connemara.Guided.1 hour

Food evokes all our senses – taste, smell, vision and feel. A tour of the Connemara Oyster farm truly excites all our senses. Smell the fresh Wild Atlantic air. See the farm crew working hard in the water to grow the most perfectly formed oysters. Shuck your own oyster and take a punt at the weight of an oyster, again learning more about the work put in to create flawless oysters. And, of course finish your tour with a taste of a beautiful fresh oyster! The tour lasts approximately 1 hour and goes through the whole process of how the farm brings the oysters from seeds right through to your plate. It is perfect for anyone interested in Irish culture, tradition, seafood or just loves Connemara!, as we are situated in a coastal location with stunning views on the Wild Atlantic Way. Visitors can also enjoy the fruits of the farm as they can purchase some fresh oysters to bring home with them.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.47
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Connemara, Kylemore Abbey and Doolough Pass Full Day Private Tour

Connemara, Kylemore Abbey and Doolough Pass Full Day Private Tour

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If you love to immerse yourself in beautiful scenery and prefer a personalized private tour, then come and join me for a day trip on the magnificent West Coast of Ireland. Let it be a journey to rest your mind and nourish your soul. If you wish to enhance your visual experience while on the journey, there is an option to listen to the haunting contemporary Irish music by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and many more. I’m driving a Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 2017, with very comfortable seating for up to three people. I can stop any time at your request. Connemara is truly one of the most scenic places on the planet. With its beautiful beaches and wild mountain peaks, it has inspired artists and writers for centuries. We will drive off the beaten track to show you the true nature of this ancient land. It will be an unforgettable experience that will stay with you long after you leave the shores of the Emerald isle.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$589.32
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From
$589.32
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Private Half Day Tour To Connemara

Private Half Day Tour To Connemara

Explore the stunning and rugged scenery of Connemara in a privately chauffeured vehicle and take in some of the most spectacular scenic views in Ireland. Heading west from Galway city, the villages of Connemara will stretch out before you like a colorful road map of communities and hidden gems just waiting to be explored, from the bogs and lakes of the Gaelic speaking South Connemara to the mountain vistas of North and West Connemara. However, as dramatic and breathtaking as the landscape may be, all travelers know that memories and encounters are what make a journey unique and Connemara Chauffeurs will help make your visit to Connemara one that you will never forget.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$392.88
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$392.88
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Castles of Connemara tour departing from Galway City. Private guided. Full day.

Castles of Connemara tour departing from Galway City. Private guided. Full day.

With pick up included from your hotel, hop on board as we travel west into the scenic region of Connemara, famed for its wild and rugged land and seascapes. Our first castle visit is to Aughnanure Castle. Built by the O’Flahertys in 1500, this castle is a particularly well-preserved example of an Irish tower house. Next stop in the quaint village of Oughterard for a short coffee break. Weaving our way through scenic Connemara, our next castle stop is Kylemore Abbey, founded by English industrialist Mitchell Henry and now a Benedictine monastery. Spend the next few hours exploring this romantic abbey, its victorian walled gardens and Gothic church. We head to the capital of Connemara, the colourful town of Clifden. En-route (weather permitting) we drive the famous Sky Road. Travel onto to Ballynahinch Castle and take a short break to explore the castle and estate grounds including the walled garden before enjoying some delicious tea & scones before returning to Galway City.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,127.41
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From
$1,127.41
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Chauffeur Tours from Galway

Chauffeur Tours from Galway

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Your private chauffeur / guide will pick you up at an address within Galway city and at a time of your choosing. The two main tour routes from Galway are: The Cliffs of Moher and the Burren - site visit options outlined Connemara - site visit options outlined The tour lasts 8 hours from the pick up time and you can visit the sites of your choosing within those 8 hours. We can also organise tours to any location of your choosing from Galway. Your private chauffeur / guide will return you to an address within Galway city of your choosing at the end of the 8 hours.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$818.51
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 15 Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden costs USD 25.78. Guided Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden tours start around USD 25.78 per person. See all 15 Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden tickets and tours on Viator.