One may not truly understand the awesome power of Mother Nature’s beauty until you have visited Connemara. With a countryside that will knock your socks off with the sheer beauty of the peninsula, a plethora of gorgeous flora, and remarkable landscape and coastal view, Connemara is a hiker's dream.

Immerse yourself in the land by taking up on of the area's offered activities, including kayaking, gorge walking or even rock climbing. Getting outdoors is the perfect way to explore this paradise.

While there, make sure to visit Kylemore Abbey and its Victorian Walled Garden, man's answer and contribution to this the area's sheer beauty. Situated waterside and along a hill, the Abbey's garden is the gem, with more than 6 acres of manicured terrain that includes banana trees, vines, and various herbs and flowers, all displayed with a thoughtful and wonderful symmetry.

Practical Info

Getting to and from Connemara these days is no problem, with a bus service that stops over in most major destinations. You can also get in with an express coach via Citylink. Once you see the area you may decide to stay and explore a few days longer. If this is the case, there are multiple accommodations including a handful of lovely hostels that cater to varying budgets.

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

4.5 star rating: Recommended 21 Reviews

Discover the dramatic beauty of Connemara with its rugged wilderness, welcoming locals and historic treasures, on this full-day trip from Galway city. ...  Read more

Location: Galway, Ireland
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $31.71

Aran Islands Scenic Flight and Galway Tour from Dublin

4.5 star rating: Recommended 54 Reviews

Get away from it all on a day trip from Dublin that flies you to the magical Aran island of Inis Mor. You'll discover the Ireland of old on an island that's ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $163.60

4-Day Ring of Kerry, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Connemara Rail Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 21 Reviews

Want to explore Ireland outside Dublin? This leisurely four-day rail tour shows you the best of Ireland's southern and western coastal regions, crammed with ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 4 days (approx.)

From USD $696.26

Connemara and Galway City Day Trip from Dublin

4.5 star rating: Recommended 50 Reviews

Explore Connemara and Galway City on a full-day trip from Dublin. Traveling by luxury coach, you'll discover this unspoiled area of natural beauty on Ireland's ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $57.07

2-Day Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Galway Bay Rail Tour from Dublin

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

Take an overnight trip from Dublin to tour the stunning countryside of Connemara and Galway. The trip takes you through the breathtaking scenery of Connemara's ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $341.15

Ireland's West Coast: 3-Day Drive to Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Connemara

From impressive sea cliffs and mountains to ancient monasteries and castles, explore the highlights of Ireland’s dramatic West Coast on a 3-day driving tour ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $621.65

8-Day West of Ireland Tour from Dublin

Discover the enchanting west of Ireland on an incredible 8-day tour from Dublin. With wild landscapes, crashing coastlines and famously friendly people, ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 8 days (approx.)

From USD $1,888.39

3-Day Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Aran Islands Rail Tour from Dublin

4.5 star rating: Recommended 9 Reviews

Experience the delights of Galway Bay, the Cliffs of Moher, the spectacular Connemara and the Aran islands on a three-day rail and coach tour from Dublin. ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $582.12

Connemara and Galway Bay Rail Tour from Dublin

4 star rating: Recommended 32 Reviews

Leave Dublin for the day and take a coach and rail tour to Connemara and Galway. You'll travel through breathtaking Irish scenery, pass by stunning Kylemore ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $138.24

2-Day Connemara and Galway Bay Tour from Dublin by Train

Leave Dublin behind and board a train for Galway Bay! After an overnight stay in Galway, enjoy a coach tour with a friendly guide through picturesque ...  Read more

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $239.70

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