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Connemara Day Trip From Dublin

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The Connemara day tour takes you to the wild west of Ireland. Experience its lakes, mountains and bogs where the traditions of yesteryear are still very much a part of daily life. This scenic country tour includes a photo stop at the romantic Kylemore Abbey, a 90 minutes boat cruise on the Killary fjord in summer, or traditional sheepdog trials and turf cutting in winter, and a visit to the bohemian Galway City.
You'll start at
Molly Malone Statue
Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, IrelandPlease be there 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
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    Molly Malone Statue
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Killary Fjord
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Killary Sheep Farm
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 5
    Galway's Latin Quarter
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Extreme Ireland
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Full-day trip to Connemara from Dublin
  • Round-trip transportation eliminates the need to rent a car
  • Guided commentary teaches you all about this part of Ireland
  • Cruise around Killary Harbour or a visit a sheep farm
What to Expect
Make your way to a central Dublin location to step aboard your luxury coach. Find a comfortable seat and take off through the scenic countryside, bound for Galway. You won't have to worry about Dublin traffic or navigating the highways; you can just focus on the scenery.  Summer tours include a cruise around the Killary Fjord, while winter tours include a visit to a sheep farm in Killary. Travel on through the Inagh Valley to Kylemore Abbey, where you will learn about the Benedictine monastery's rich history through your guide's commentary before stopping at Glasgow City Return to Dublin for drop-off, having learned all about this area of the country.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland
Departure Time
6:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach.
  • Driver/guide.
  • WIFI on selected coaches.
  • 1.5-hour Killary Fjord Boat Cruise (April to October) or Killary Sheep Farm (November to March)
  • Galway City
  • Entry/Admission - Killary Fjord
  • Entry/Admission - Killary Sheep Farm
  • Lunch
  • Entrance to Kylemore Abbey
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants are welcome, provided that customers bring their own safety seats
  • During winter times, the boat trip is replaced with a visit to a family farm
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This day trip offers the most wonderful vistas of Connemara - rolling green hills, golden lit peaks and fjords,mysterious peat bogs, lakes and sheep and tiny winding tracks. We watched as sheep were mustered by an excited but skillful dog; we visited Kylemore Abbey; we wandered
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Response from Jon_EiTravelGroup7, Guest Relations Manager at Connemara Day Trip From Dublin
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi jelha, Thank you for your feedback and 4* rating, we really appreciate it. We're delighted you enjoyed your Connemara tour with us, and we hope you will join us on another Irish Day Tours adventure in the near future. Kind regards,
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We booked this trip with Irish Day Tours. Pick up was at the Molly Malone Statue, Sussex Street at 6.20 am. Our driver guide was MAC. He was very knowledgeable, funny and made the day very enjoyable. We travelled down to Killary for our boat cruise on the Killary Fjord. We had
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Me and my wife had pleasure to show our visiting aunt one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. Gerrards stories about Irish history were very interesting. Boat cruise was an excellent experience and definitely the main thing to see. Kylemore Abbey comes with no entry ticket
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This is my 2nd time to Connemara with Irish Day tour. This was also my 6th tour with Irish Day Tour. But I have never received any discount. We (myself and my wife) were on time and Noel was there at the Molly Malone Statue to receive us. We went in a medium sized bus with 12
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Well, Irish day tours and our guide Mac need to be thanked for this discovery of Western Ireland. The weather was just perfect and the white floating clouds made up for a perfect photo shoot. it also gave me a chance to discover 40 metres below the ground in an Irish mine.
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About the operator
By: Irish Day Tours
Emily M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Wicklow mountain tour with Noel
We took the Wicklow mountain tour last week with Noel. Noel was engaged and informative and provided an amazing
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Lisbon District, Portugal
Our bus driver, Sandra, was very nice and helpful! I recommend this trip if you really want to know a little bit
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Shelley C
Fantastic time with Aidan
We recently returned from a trip to Ireland, where we took two tours with Aidan from Irish Day Tours - Cliffs of
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Great time with Rob
Had a great day trip to blarney castle with Rob. He gave us a lot of information on things to do in Dublin and
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Fishkill, New York
Best tours out of Dublin
This is my second time choosing Irish day tours and i have had a great experience both times!! Our driver was
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Great tour of wicklow
Just done the Wicklow and Glendalough tour, all I can say is, it was a great day made better by our guide and
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Absolutely Stunning!
We were very fortunate to have a clear day with bright blue skies. The bus was clean and the driver was safe,
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Jackie S
Stamford, Connecticut
Not transparent!
I booked a Cliffs of Moher tour for Sunday, Feb 16. I happened to check the weather the evening before the tour to
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Aiden was a Fantastic Driver
We went to the Cliffs Saturday morning, and we lucked out and got a fantastic driver named Aiden! The weather was
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Highly recommended
Great day trip from Dublin to Belfast. Our driver Connor was really knowledgeable and very funny and did a great
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