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  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration:  2 days (approx.)
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 lakes, mountains, stone walls and thatched cottages.

Highlights

  • Two-day rail and coach trip from Dublin to Connemara and Galway Bay
  • Limerick city tour
  • Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
  • Pub lunch in Doolin
  • Stunning Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and Galway Bay
  • Clifden, Kylemore Abbey and Killary Harbor or Roundstone, Coral Beach and Sky Road
  • One night's accommodation with full Irish breakfast
  • Hosted train travel
  • Information pack
  • Friendly, professional tour guide

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What You Can Expect

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

Bunratty Castle, Clare

Departing from Dublin Heuston Station, you'll catch the train to Limerick (breakfast available onboard). After a short tour of Limerick City you'll continue on to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.

After a pub lunch in the village of Doolin, it's time to visit the stunning Cliffs of Moher, Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay. You'll spend the night in the heart of Galway City at a three-star hotel.

After starting the day with a full Irish breakfast, you'll head into magnificent Connemara, where John Ford filmed The Quiet Man with John Wayne in 1951. During the day you'll visit Clifden, Kylemore Abbey (reduced admission rate), Leenane and Killary Harbor (Ireland's only fjord) or Roundstone, the Coral Beach and the Sky Road.

After admiring the wild Atlantic coastline, you will return to Galway for your train to Dublin Heuston, arriving at 8:50pm.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Dublin - Limerick - Bunratty Castle - Cliffs of Moher:
Depart from the Dublin Heuston Station on the InterCity train to Limerick (breakfast available). Join the coach here for a short tour of Limerick City and then continue on to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Continue on to the village of Doolin for a pub lunch. Next visit the stunning Cliffs of Moher then Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay. Spend overnight in the heart of Galway City at a 3 star hotel including a full Irish breakfast the following morning.

Day 2: Connemara - Kylemore Abbey - Dublin:
At 10:00am head into magnificent Connemara where John Ford filmed "The Quiet Man" in 1951, taking in Clifden, Kylemore Abbey (reduced admission rate applies to the Abbey itself), Leenane and Killary Harbor (Ireland's only Fjord) or Roundstone, the Coral Beach and the Sky Road. Admire the breathtaking wild Atlantic coastline. You will return to Galway for your train to Dublin Heuston arriving at 9:45pm.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2013

The cliffs are worth the effort, we knew what to expect yet arriving it was breathtaking. We didn't know what to expect of Connemara, and found this to be the highlight of our vacation! What an unexpected surprise if beauty.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2013

The cliffs are worth the effort, we knew what to expect yet arriving it was breathtaking. We didn't know what to expect of Connemara, and found this to be the highlight of our vacation! What an unexpected surprise if beauty.

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