Magical Connemara

Hike, Bike, Gourmet & Castles

Tour Highlights

  • Luxury overnight accommodation at the 5 star Ballynahinch Castle, Abbeyglen Castle Hotel and Lough Inagh Lodge
  • Ride through Connemara’s spectacular landscape and breathtaking scenery
  • Enjoy a stunning gourmet experience provided by local producers, from fresh mussels, tender Connemara Lamb, wild salmon and local craft beers
  • Take a private guided tour of Kylemore Abbey and Walled Gardens with local historian followed by lunch at the Kylemore Abbey café
  • Hike Omey Island and the Lough Inagh Western Way

6 days and 5 nights

Tour Dates

2021

August Sunday 8th – Friday 13th
September Sunday 5th – Friday 10th

2022

June Sunday 5th – Friday 10th
July Sunday 10th – Friday 15th
August Sunday 7th – Friday 12th
September Sunday 4th – Friday 9th

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Per Person €1,950

A truly luxury experience of Connemara’s unforgettable cycling routes along the breathtaking Wild Atlantic Way.

It’s time to explore Connemara! Visit the landing spot where the Wright Brothers landed after the first transatlantic flight in 1919, soak up the history and luxury of Kylemore Abbey and its Victorian Walled Garden in a guided tour and discover the hidden trails of the Kylemore Abbey Estate with a guided hike.

Our experienced guides are all local and have an in depth knowledge and love for Connemara. So sit back and enjoy the luxury and hospitality of Connemara.

What’s Included:

Everything you need – and a few things you didn’t know you wanted!

Signature local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private guided tours; authentic local cuisine; whiskey tasting and a chance to pull your own pint of Guinness; all the luxury you can handle; local insights; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.

  • Superb breakfast each morning, delicious seafood lunches and dinners at speciality selected restaurants
  • Local Support guide(s) and support van, German and French speaking guides also available
  • Tours are designed to be Sustainable with a low carbon footprint
  • All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
  • Use of a hybrid bike or ebike, equipped with handlebar bag and helmet
  • All hotel accommodation
  • A GPS bike and walking routes downloaded
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
  • All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service

Optional Extras

Return airport transfers (price on request)

Day by Day

Day 1

Starting from your base at Lough Inagh Lodge, you’ll set off to hike the Lough Inagh Western Walk, a gentle 16km looped hike where you’ll immerse yourself in this magical landscape of Connemara with views to the Maumturk Mountaits, Ivy Glen and Kylemore Lough.

After the hike, you’ll enjoy dinner at Lough Inagh Lodge and have the option to experience the Dark Skies of Connemara. The region is a European Dark Skies Reserve with some of the best star-gazing experiences in the EU.

Day 2

You’ll ride the Inagh Valley to Kylemore Abbey and enjoy a guided tour of the Abbey and the Victorian Gardens followed by lunch at Kylemore Abbey Café.

After lunch, you’ll take the back roads along the stunning Connemara Loop, a truly undiscovered and magical section of the Wild Atlantic Way, before returning to Lough Inagh Lodge for dinner and whiskey tasting.

Day 3

Your ride will take you from the beautiful Inagh Valley on to the Atlantic coast road to Cashel and Roundstone village where you’ll stop for lunch in O’Dowd’s award-winning seafood bar.

After lunch it’s a short ride back to Ballynahinch Castle to unwind and enjoy dinner and all that this beautiful property has to offer. Your luggage will be transported separately.

Day 3

Your ride will take you from the beautiful Inagh Valley on to the Atlantic coast road to Cashel and Roundstone village where you’ll stop for lunch in O’Dowd’s award-winning seafood bar.

After lunch it’s a short ride back to Ballynahinch Castle to unwind and enjoy dinner and all that this beautiful property has to offer. Your luggage will be transported separately.

Day 4

You’ll pass along the coastal road through Roundstone along the coral-strewn beaches of the West of Ireland – you’ll need your camera and swimming costume as you’ll definitely be tempted to go for a swim!

Your luggage will be transported to the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel. Dinner will be in Clifden and will be followed by traditional live music and a well-deserved pint of Guinness.

Day 5

Your last day on the bike is very special, starting on the famous iconic Sky Road loop with views across south Connemara and the island of Inishboffin. You’ll pass through small fishing villages and stop at Omey Island for a beautiful and fascinating historical tour.

After Omey Island, you’ll stop for lunch at Oliver’s Seafood Bar before turning back to Clifden along the lower Sky Road.

Day 6

After breakfast, you’ll take a private transfer to Galway to take on the next part of your journey.

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