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Glorious Connemara Cycle

Abbey St, Cong, Ireland
+353 87 217 2937
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Scenic bike ride with friendly guide!

Noel gave us a great tour of his native Connemara. We were able to bike for ~3 hours; the bike... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Rameez T
New York

This was a great time. The local guide Noel was very friendly and fun, and extremely... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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Abbey St, Cong, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Noel gave us a great tour of his native Connemara. We were able to bike for ~3 hours; the bike ride was challenging, but not too difficult for a group on vacation. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Rameez T
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This was a great time. The local guide Noel was very friendly and fun, and extremely knowledgeable about the local area and its history. The ride itself is mostly on a wooded path with just tiny bits on the road here and there. There are...More

1  Thank brianlQ9622MZ
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I booked a tour for a group of 17 french teenagers and Noel and Steve managed to take them to all the different sites while challenging them on the bikes ! Everyone was really happy, beautiful views !

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I couldn't have asked for a better tour or guide (Steve) to take us around the Cong area. My boyfriend and I ended up being the only two on the tour and he actually extended it for us. We were able to see so much...More

Thank LuckyGirl0717
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Noel provided a great tour with an interesting variety of scenery, bike challenges, history, and adventure. Noel knows every inch of the tour, and was very concerned about our safety throughout the trip. If you are looking for something fun for a few hours near...More

Thank knutec
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Noel took myself (female adult), my sister-in-law and my daughter out. He is a lovely, very relaxed man who made our day great fun, relaxing and one to remember. I'd be repeating other people's reviews with my comments so I will only add.... I would...More

1  Thank Grimsby_Girl_11
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Noel led a great tour through the villages and parks through and near Cong with scenic stops along the way including the incredible Ashford castle. Great exercise with breath taking views with a stop for lunch and a Guinness along the way. Would highly recommend...More

1  Thank Megc0825
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We did a 3 hour bike ride with Noel Mannion in December for our 30 year anniversary. (I know, in December?) We were incredibly lucky with the weather. He took us through the Ashford Castle property (which is stunning), down to a cave, and also...More

1  Thank Tmmillot
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Took a day trip from Galway to Connemara and was very impressed with the scenery and the historic sites. This will be a repeat visit whenever we are in Ireland. Totally awe-inspiring.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Being wanting to do this cycle for a whole let now and finally got the chance yesterday. It was everything I wished and hoped for. A real hidden gem. Noel is informative, accommodating and knowledgeable, everything a guide should be. We did the mini-tour as...More

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Hello, we are staying in the Victoria Hotel Galway, how can we get to your offices in order to do the tour? (touring July 2015) Is there a bus service or other means of transportation that we can use?
29 April 2015|
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One of the women travelling with us is not very physically fit, how strenuous is the bike trip? Is it very hilly?
16 February 2015|
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Noel M
The course is mostly off road and far too arduous for small children. Children over twelve years who are used to cycling at home tend to have no problem. The trip lasts about 3 hours plus. (The answer box for the last question did not allow the post) Noel, Glorious Connemara Cycle
3 February 2015|
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