• Kylemore Abbey, Connemara

  • Clifden Bay, Connemara

  • Tree-lined Lake, Connemara

  • Salthill, Galway

  • Clifden Village, Connemara

  • Hills of Connemara

Connemara, Kylemore Abbey and Clifden One Day Tour Itinerary


Salthill and Padraic Pearse Centre

Travel to Salthill for a photo stop see the spectacular views of Galway Bay famous in song and story. Travel through the peaceful Galway villages of Barna and Spideal to Rosmuc where you can visit the Padraic Pearse Cultural Centre (Ionad Culturtha an Phiarsaigh).

Enjoy the views of this famous Summer Cottage of Nationalist leader Patrick Pearse, which has beautiful views across Rosmuc.


Coynes Bar and Bistro Kilkieran Connemara

Taste some of the local sourced Connemara seafood and enjoy the views of Oyster Bay.


Clifden and Kylemore Abbey

Journey onwards through the natural wilderness of Connemara to Kylemore Abbey.

Kylemore Abbey

Visit the magnificent Kylemore Abbey which was built by Mitchell Henry in 1867. This 15,000 acre estate was bought as a love token for his wife Margaret and as a nesting place for his growing family. His wife's passion for beauty is reflected in the interior design of this 17th Century building which was designed by Italian and Irish craftsmen. Enjoy afternoon tea at The Mitchells Cafe with locally produced quality cuisine. Visit the ancient original Abbey that is home to the order of Benedictine Nuns. Enjoy breath-taking views across the lake or take a hike in the woods and visit the excellent clothes and craft shop full of prestigious Irish made designs.


Dinner in the Abbey Glen Castle Hotel

Taste some excellent cuisine in the Abbey Glen Castle Hotel in the beautiful coastal town of Clifden. Relax and wander around Clifden town to hear some traditional music as you enjoy a pint of Guinness.


Stay at the 4-Star Abbey Glen Castle Hotel Clifden

After completing the tour enjoy a restful night in the 4-star Abbey Glen Castle Hotel (subject to 1 month advance booking)

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