Connemara, Cong village, Kylemore Abbey and Wild Atlantic Way
Connemara day tour from Galway.
Visit Connemara the heart of the Gaeltacht, (Irish-Speaking) region of Ireland on this exclusive, private tour. One of the few regions which has retained our native language-Gaelic. Connemara presented in the films : One of the famous 1950 films “The Quiet Man” starring Maureen O’Hara and John Wayne. “The Field”(starring Richard Harris and John Hurt), “The Guard” with Brendan Gleeson, and most recently “Marley & Me” Starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson. Explore the wild beauty of Connemara at your own pace while traveling in comfort in your luxury, private-hire Mercedes-Benz vehicle. Driving over the Wild Atlantic way, your chauffeur will take you to the Cong Village, Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey. Choose an unforgettable Connemara day tour from Galway with the DM Executive Line.
Ross Errilly Friary
Discover the Ross Errily Friary the largest and most impressive surviving Franciscan friary in Ireland. Ross Errily featured in 1952 John Ford classic Oscar winner movie “The Quiet Man” as a “home of ancient Flynn’s”
Explore the impressive monastery Ross Errily Friary and Cong Village
Ross Errily Friary The medieval Franciscan friary of Ross Errily is the largest, best surviving and most imposing Franciscan Friary in Ireland.
Cong Village is home to Ashford castle, established haunt of the famous and rich. Cong was the setting for the iconic 1950’s Oscar winning movie “The Quiet Man” by Maureen O’Hara and John Wyne.
See the beauty of nature in Connemara
The Connemara – mountains The Maumturk Mountains and the Twelve Bens Mountains.
Lough Mask – the limestone lough 10 miles long by about 4 miles.
Loch Na Fooey – glacial lake is a hidden gem and one of Connemara’s most photographed sights.
The largest lake within the Republic of Ireland and the second largest on the island of IrelanT
Discovere the picturesque Aasleagh Falls
Aasleagh Falls is a picturesque waterfall located north of the Mayo/Galway border, just a short distance from Leenane village, just before the river meets Killary Harbour.
Killary Fjord and Leenane Village
Killary Fjord is Ireland’s only true fjord and expanded 16 kilometres inland to the scenic village of Leenane.
Leenane Village – is famous for the outstanding and different beauty of its location.
Make a trip to Kylemore Abbey, Sky Road Clifden and Clifden Castle
Kylemore Abbey and Walled Gardens a Benedictine cloister endowed in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle, is an absolute not to be missed on a journey to the west of Ireland.
The Sky Road, Clifden is one of the most recommended tourist attractions in the Connemara region. The ring-shaped takes you out west from Clifden, through the Kingston peninsula, and back into Clifden. Stretched 16 km long gives unconquerable views of the Connemara countryside, the Islands, the Atlantic Ocean and the coastline.
Clifden Castle is a ruined manor house built by Clifden’s founder John D’Arcy c. 1810. Clifden Castle was once D’Arcy residence.
Kylemore Abbey is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle, in Connemara Ireland. The abbey was founded for Beneddictine nuns who fled Belgium in WWI.
Dan O'Hara Homestead
Dan O’Hara’s homestead is built on the original site of the home of Dan from Connemara, renowned in the popular ballad all over the world.
Discover the picturesque Pine Island, and Derryclare Lough.
Derryclare Lough – The lough is popular with fishermen for both salmon and trout.
The Pines Island – Picturesque Island on the Derryclare Lough gives the perfect photo opportunities.
See the Quiet Man Bridge at the end of your journey
Quiet Man Bridge near Oughterard. The well know bridge which was one of the settings for the Oscar winning film “The Quiet Man”
Return to Galway. With unforgettable memories of the day, you’ll enjoy a pleasant return drive to your hotel hotel in Galway.
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