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Group Travel Tour Operator and DMC for Galway, Ireland

Dublin, Galway, Connemara and Cliffs of Moher

  • The River Liffey ©Tourism Ireland

    Dublin, Ireland - The River Liffey
  • Galway Cathedral ©Courtesy Chaosheng Zhang

    Galway
  • Kylemore Abbey ©Courtesy of Finn Richards, Failte Ireland

    Kylemore Abbey
7 day tour
From £399 per person - minimum 20 passengers

The vibrant city of Galway is the capital of the West coast of Ireland. Connemara offers a scenic vista of valleys and lakes and a spectacular intricate coastline. The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most visited attraction but no trip to the west coast is complete without the chance to see life on the Aran Islands.

 

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Dates

March - October 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Depart the UK

Take the afternoon ferry crossing from Holyhead to Dublin, then a short drive to your hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2

Free Day in Dublin

(Coach driver’s rest day)

Take a 20 minute tram into Dublin, use your sightseeing bus tour ticket to enjoy the highlights of Dublin, optional visit to the Guinness Storehouse or Jameson Whiskey.

Day 3

Galway

Morning departure from Dublin, we have the afternoon in Galway city famous for its food and music, our walking tour will show you the highlights.

Day 4

Connemara and Kylemore Abbey

Explore the beautiful Connemara region, admiring the wonderful views of the bogland and magical mountains. See Ross Abbey and the picturesque Cong village and visit the impressive Kylemore Abbey and Gardens, the monastic home of the Irish Benedictine nuns (optional Killary Fjord cruise).

Day 5

Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

Today, visit the 200-metre high, 8km-long Cliffs of Moher, take the ‘Under’ tour, a one-hour boat where you look up at the stunning natural beauty of the cliffs which were formed 300 million years ago. Then take the ‘Over’ tour that includes entrance to the visitor centre and a walk along the cliff tops, afternoon return via the Burren National Park.

Day 6

Athlone and Lake Cruise

Morning visit to Athlone, where we enjoy a cruise on Lough Ree before we continue our journey to Dublin.

Day 7

Return to the UK

After an early breakfast, take the ferry and return home.


Suggested Hotels

Salthill Hotel ****

Conveniently located only 2 minute walk from the beach, overlooking the famous Salthill Promenade, Galway Bay and Clare Hills, this elegant hotel features a 30 yards swimming pool, a whirlpool, and a large gym. There is also a restaurant, a cafe and bar serving a variety of menus all made from locally sourced produce. With flat-screen TVs with cable channels, rooms at Salthill Hotel all feature free WiFi, and free tea and coffee. Rooms also include an en-suite bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries. Some rooms also enjoy beautiful sea views.

Galway Bay, Connacht ****

Galway Bay hotel is located on Galway’s Blue Flag beach, just a short flat walk from Galway’s lively centre and cathedral.  The award-winning, 4-star offers a swimming pool, a massage fountain, and AA Rosette restaurant serving modern Irish cuisine with fresh ingredients and specialty lobster dishes. Guests have free use of the leisure centre, which features a fully equipped, modern gym, and a sauna. Spa and beauty treatments are also available. With bright, cosy decor, each room offers an interactive TV, free Wi-Fi, and free newspapers on request. Guests can also make use of a private bathroom with a hairdryer, and tea/coffee facilities.

Jurys Hotel, Galway


Dates 7 days / 6 nights
March – October 2023
From £399.00 per person

Prices include return ferry. If you would like a price travelling by air, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Single room supplement available upon request.

Exchange rate based on £1 = €1.192 as of January 2022. All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a coach driver or group organiser in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire, travel or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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