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

By Galway Tour Company
Price is AU$58per adult


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  • What's included

    Professional Local Driver/Guide

  • What's included

    Air-conditioned vehicle

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Service animals allowed

  • Near public transport

  • Infants must sit on laps

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers

  • Returns to original departure point

  • Departure time: 10:00 AM

What you can expect

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Stop At: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Connemara On the N59 between Clifden and Westport, Kylemore Ireland

Kylemore Abbey, a beautiful Connemara castle, offers much history of romance and tragedy, captivating visitors who step upon its threshold.
The Abbey is a beautiful, neo-gothic, building built-in 1868 by Mitchell Henry for his wife. It is now home to the Benedictine Nuns, and here you can enjoy their excellent home cooking while visiting the Abbey and the restored walled gardens. The grounds and surrounding mountains and lakes are steeped ina rich Irish history, and you can learn all about this on our Connemara & Cong Tour. The Abbey and estate are open all year round and include the Abbey, a Gothic Church, the walled gardens, a craft shop, pottery studio, restaurant and tea rooms, as well as the lake and woodland walks.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lough Corrib, Ireland

Lough Corrib is the largest lake within the Republic of Ireland and the second largest on the island of Ireland (after Lough Neagh). ( It covers 176 km² )

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ross Errily Friary, Headford Ireland

Ross Errily Friary- a hidden and atmospheric 14th-century monastery

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Killary Fjord, Leenane Ireland

Killary Harbour is Ireland’s only true fjord and extends 16km (10 miles) in from the Atlantic .It's extremely deep, over 45m at its centre. This offers a very safe, sheltered anchorage, because of the depth and the mountains to the south and north. It is a centre for shellfish farming, and strings of ropes used to grow mussels are visible for much of its length.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cong, Cong, County Mayo, Western Ireland

Only an hour’s drive from Westport, Cong is a small village in south Mayo famous for its 12th century abbey, the lavish gold and silver processional Cross of Cong from 1123, the magnificent Ashford Castle, the village’s links with Oscar Wilde and, most popularly, its association with the John Wayne classic film, The Quiet Man.

Duration: 30 minutes


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Activity Location

  • Galway County Galway

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • 1: Kinlay Hostel Galway, Merchants Rd, Eyre Square, Galway, H91 F2KT, Ireland 2: Clayton Hotel Galway, Monivea Road, Ballybrit, Galway, H91 D526, Ireland 3: Menlo Park Hotel, Headford Rd, Galway, Ireland 4: Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway, Headford Point, Sandy Rd, Galway, H91 ET6N, Ireland 5: Nox Hotel, Headford Rd, Galway, H91 KX65, Ireland 6: Cashelmara, Galway, Ireland 7: Salthill Hotel, The Promenade, Salthill, Co. Galway, H91 DD4V, Ireland 8: Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill Rd Lower, Upper Salthill, Galway, H91 W295, Ireland 9: Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland, Seapoint Promenade, Galway, H91 T2FD, Ireland 10: Sleepzone Galway City Hostel, Bóthar Na mBan, Galway, H91 TD66, Ireland 11: The Forster Court Hotel, Forster St, Galway, H91 PY7E, Ireland 12: The Nest Boutique Hostel, 107-109 Upper Salthill, Galway, H91 R868, Ireland 13: Jurys Inn Galway, Quay St, Galway, H91 E8D7, Ireland 14: Kinlay Hostel Galway, Merchants Rd, Eyre Square, Galway, H91 F2KT, Ireland 15: College Crest Guest House, 5 College Rd, Galway, H91 P7Y2, Ireland 16: The g Hotel & Spa, Wellpark, The, Old Dublin Rd, Galway, H91 V0HR, Ireland 17: The Connacht Hotel, Old Dublin Rd, Galway, H91 K5DD, Ireland 18: Flannery's Hotel Galway, Old Dublin Rd, City East, Co. Galway, H91 KH64, Ireland
    • Galway County Galway

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