Connemara & Cong with Kylemore Abbey & Gardens

Connemara & Cong Tour with 2 hours in Kylemore Abbey and Gardens


Escape the tourist trail and see Connemara (the true hidden Ireland) with Dublin Tour Company.

Board our Shuttle Coach departing Dublin DAILY.

Tour Itinerary:

N.B. All times approximate because we might get stuck at Leprechaun Crossings…however, one thing for sure is that you will all home full of stories, happy memories and enviable photo’s to last a lifetime.

Time Description
06:45 Board coach at Discover Ireland Centre on O’Connell St. (near the Savoy Cinema)
07:00 Departure O’Connell Street for Galway City.
10:00 Arrive in Galway and begin your Connemara Tour, travelling through the pretty villages of Moycullen and Oughterard before entering the Wild Connemara landscape. Stopping in the scenic Inagh Valley for photos before heading for Kylemore Abbey.
12:00 Arrive at the magical Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Gardens. There is an optional admission fee, and discounted tickets can be purchased in cash from your driver. Our 2017/18 discounted price is €8. Discounted price from the 1st of Janurary 2019 is €9:50 per person. Admission includes; guided walks, shuttle bus to the walled gardens, and entrance to the castle and mausoleum. There is also a café where you can purchase a hearty lunch or some homemade goodies!
14:00 Depart Kylemore and travel the Wild Atlantic Way stopping for photos at the edge of Killary Fiord. From there travel into the Maum Valley and over the Maum Turk Mountains stooping for photos at the top of Lough Na Fooey Valley.
 15:45  We will arrive at Cong, where you can visit the ruins of the Old Abbey and take a walk through Cong Woods, wander the streets made famous by the Quiet Man movie or simply enjoy a coffee on the banks of Lough Corrib.
16:30 Depart Cong heading for your last stop of the day, the 600 year old ruins of Ross Eirrly Friary.
17:55 Return to Galway Coach Station, Galway.
18:00 Depart Galway for Dublin (Express Shuttle Service).
21:00 Arrive in Dublin City. The drop-off point is Bachelor’s Walk (near O’Connell St.)


Ticket Price Includes: Dublin-Galway Return Coach & a Fully Guided  Coach Tour of Connemara with lots of stops and lots of time off the coach to explore. Comfort, Quality, Fun and Adventures – All in One Ticket! ( No extra charge if you happen to catch a fairy, find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow or have a full day of sunshine! The first two have been known to happen from time to time; we’re still waiting for the third…)

Ticket Prices:

Day Return: € 45 (Adult), € 45 (Student/Senior), (Child) € 45

Open Return: € 50(Adult), €50(Student/Senior), (Child) € 50 * Valid only on date chosen when booking.

One-Way Ticket: € 40(Adult), € 40 (Student/Senior), (Child) € 40* Tour ends in Galway

Open Return ticket is valid for Galway City drop off and collection only. Please contact us at before booking if you would like to hop off in any other destination on our routes.

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES ! This tour operates All Year (Except the 17th of March and the 24th, 25th & 26th December and the 1st of January)

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This tour has consistently rated as No. 1 Tour out of Galway from 2007 to 2017 on and is our No.1 recommendation.