Half Day

Cliffs of Moher Private Tour From Galway

The half day Cliffs of Moher, Burren, Leamaneh Castle, Doolin, and Dunquire Castle premium chauffeur driven private tour to the wilder side of Ireland from Galway. If you plan to visit Ireland, make sure during your time visit the Cliffs of Moher – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Ireland’s most memorable landmarks, voted Ireland’s Top Visitor Attraction in 2019. This private tour in a comfortable, air-conditioned chauffeur driven executive vehicle shows you one of the top highlights of the entire country and will give you the opportunity to explore Cliffs of Moher and the Burren at your own pace.
The Half Day Cliffs of Moher Tour from Galway is perfect choose for travellers arriving late into Galway or those who want a little time to explore the City of Galway in the morning, or simply for those who are not morning birds at all.
Durration Time Approx. 5 hours from start time.

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Your private-hire vehicle and knowledgeable chauffeur will pick you up from your accommodation in Galway City.

Kilmacduagh Abbey

Your first stop will be at Kilmacduagh Abbey (Monastery) founded by Saint Colman, son of Duagh in the 7th century. The round tower in Kilmacduagh is the tallest ancient tower and rises up 113 feet (34.5 meters) above the ground. Photo stop 15-20 minutes.

The Burren

Then we will drive through the Burren – The “Burren” word comes from the Irish word “Boíreann” meaning a rocky place because is dominated by glaciated karst landscape. The Burren is approximately 1500 hectares in size and is one of the most famous landscapes of Ireland The Burren- home to 75% of Ireland’s native flora and a remarkable group of Mediterranean plants and Arctic-Alpine plants, both rare to Ireland, co-exist in this exceptional botanical environment.

Leamaneh Castle

Our next highlight is Leamaneh Castle, the magnificent ruins of the great O’Brien stronghold of consisted of a simple five storey tower house which was built around 1480 by Turlogh O’Brien, King of Thomond and a four-storey mansion added to the west of the tower in the 1640s, The name of the castle ‘Leamaneh’ is said to derive from the Irish ‘Leim an eich’ or in English, ‘The horse’s leap’.

Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most visited natural tourist attractions. Nearly two million tourists visit the cliffs every year. Cliffs are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located on west coast of county Clare’s The Cliffs of Moher are an area of outstanding natural beauty stretching for 5 miles (ca. 8 kilometres) and rising 702 feet (ca. 214 m) above the Atlantic Ocean. Appeared in Harry Potter’s Half-Blood Prince, Ryan’s Daughter, The Princess Bride, Leap, Father Ted – popular Irish comedy series and in the classic film The Princess Bride. The Cliffs of Moher take their name from a ruined promontory fort “Mothar”, which was demolished during the Napoleonic wars to make room for a signal tower. When, arrive at the Cliffs of Moher for a breath taking view of the Atlantic Ocean you will get approximately 2 hours to explore independently.

Doolin

Back in your chauffeur-driven vehicle you’ll continue onto the charming coastal village of Doolin – the home of Irish traditional music and for world-class surfers a popular location.

Wild Atlantic Way

We return via the Coast Road, this dramatic road ensures we see amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean., Galway Bay, the Aran Islands in the distance and to the north the Twelve Pins mountain range. This drive is part of the “Wild Atlantic Way” which is a driving route that follows the entire West Coast of Ireland. With unforgettable memories of the day, you’ll enjoy a comfortable drive back to your preferred drop-off point in Galway.

Kinvara and Dunguaire Castle

Your last stop will be at Dunguaire Castle one of the most photographed castle at the shores of Galway Bay, near Kinvara in County Galway, The small picturesque village of Kinvara, famed as an ancient fishing village and for traditional boats called “Galway Hookers”. Photo stop 15-20 minutes.

Return to Galway

With unforgettable memories of the day, you’ll enjoy a comfortable drive in chauffeur driven vehicle back to your preferred drop-off point in Galway.
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Half Day Tour

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