Near Glebe Road, Kinvara, H91 W654
Burren National Park, Burren National Park
Aran Islands, Galway, H91 HVX0
Cliffs of Moher, Liscannor, V95 KN9T
N18 Road, Bunratty, V95 WP63
Book your day tour of Galway to Cliffs of Moher and Burren. Discover the native birdlife of Doolin and the incredible natural history of the area.
Book your Galway to Connemara day tour with Musement. Discover the countryside and mountains of County Galway, famed for its natural beauty on this guided tour.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Elegant Irish Tours - Day Tours, 14 Lower O'Connell Street, Dublin Dublin 1 Ireland07:00:We depart from Dublin and begin our trek towards the south- west of Ireland through the beautiful countryside.Stop At: King John's Castle, Nicholas Street King's Island, Limerick IrelandOur first stop is the 13th century King John’s Castle of county Limerick. The castle itself was built by the notorious King John, brother of famous Richard the Lionheart, and is widely regarded as one of the best-preserved Norman castles in all of Europe. The castle itself was built upon an old Viking settlement and our tour will give us insight of the medieval era of Ireland ranging from the viking invaders to the Lords of Ireland. (Entrance Fee Included) Following our visit to King John’s Castle we will drive through Lisdoonvarna the home of the oldest matchmaking festival in the world and Kilfenora home of one of Ireland’s most popular traditional Céilí bands.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Wild Atlantic Way The Atlantic Coast of Ireland, Galway IrelandFollowing our castle visit, we will drive along the Wild Atlantic Way which is brimming with magical views, including the Aran Islands and the surfing beaches of Fanore and Galway Bay. During our coastal drive, we will take you off the beaten track and view the famous “baby cliffs.”These hidden treasures are a pleasure and a splendid surprise for our guests. Shorter than their big cousins, the Cliffs of Moher, these smaller cliffs offer the ideal opportunity to catch a glimpse of whales and dolphins swimming off our Atlantic Coast. In addition, our view of the baby cliffs will provide the perfect opportunity to gaze over the magical limestone landscape known as the Burren region. Dating back over 300 million years, this rugged landscape is home to over 1,100 species of plants ranging from arctic flora to mediterranean perennials and is one of the most fascinating regions of Western Europe. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: The Burren, The Burren, County ClareFor lunch we will stop at the traditional village of Doolin. This village boasts some of the best traditional Irish pubs and restaurants where you can order renowned local dishes including Doolin’s famous seafood chowder, soda bread and freshly brewed Guinness.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North, Liscannor IrelandWe arrive at the world famous Cliffs of Moher, one of the world's great natural attractions where you can enjoy a relaxing walk and breathtaking views. Rising 820 feet above sea- level and standing only 100 feet shorter than the Eiffel Tower, the Cliffs offer a stunning overlook of the Galway Bay, Aran Islands, and the rugged Connemara wilderness. You will also have the chance to see many of the 30,000 bird colonies nesting along the Cliffs and explore cliffside trails. You will have plenty of time to enjoy all the Cliffs have to offer with this one hour and thirty minute stop – the perfect amount of time based upon years of guest feedback.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesPass By: Dublin, Dublin, County DublinOn our journey back to Dublin we will take a comfort stop where you can stretch your legs or grab a snack before our final trek. On the ride back you can relax in your spacious tour vehicle (25 passengers maximum) whilst you reflect on a wonderful day in the Irish countryside. We will get you back to Dublin for approximately 19:30, with plenty of time to enjoy the evening. You can request to be dropped off either in downtown Dublin, where our driver can recommend restaurants, pubs, and entertainment for you to pursue, or we can drop you off at the same hotel you were collected from this morning.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street, Dublin IrelandWe will meet at the Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street. You will board our comfortable coach; meet your guide and fellow adventurers and head west out of Dublin. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North, Liscannor IrelandYou will have the opportunity to stroll around the impressive cliff tops, enjoy panoramic views and take in the history of the area. Marvel at the captivating landscape and stunning views out to sea. Feel the breeze on your face as you look out at the waves crashing against the cliffs below (from a safe distance!) This is a lovely walk, the landscape changes as you move and each angle is more stunning than the next. You will certainly take lovely photos here! Included in the price is the entrance to the cliffs as well as an interactive video in the visitor’s center.After exploring the cliffs, you will have worked up an appetite, so we will stop for lunch at the delightful village of Doolin. Well-known for its traditional Irish music, Doolin is located near Lisdoonvarna, famous for its matchmaking festival. Enjoy lunch here before boarding the bus again for further adventure. (Lunch not included)Duration: 1 hour 35 minutesStop At: The Burren House Farm County Clare, Ireland IrelandAfter lunch we will head to the Karst landscape of the Burren. It is almost like taking a lunar walk as you traverse the rocky limestone exterior. This is a unique region, which is home to many plants, and flowers, which manage to grow within fertile crevices in the rocky ground. Lovely orchids and bright gentian blue flowers only grow in this part of the country. See if you can spot them! Take a refreshing stroll right on the coast and navigate the rocky landscape.Duration: 40 minutesPass By: Galway Bay, Galway IrelandDrive by the scenic Galway BayStop At: Galway's Latin Quarter, 21 High Street, Galway IrelandDiscover the Bohemian city of Galway. It is renowned for its brightly painted pubs, live music and cafés. Galway is a city steeped in history, explore the meandering streets and listen to the many street performers from around the world who call this city their home. Remnants of the medieval town walls lie between shops selling Aran sweaters, handcrafted Claddagh rings, and stacks of second-hand and new books. This “City of Tribes” will sure to be a highlight of your day tour!Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Irish Day Tours, Fox House 37 College Green, Dublin D02 W599 IrelandWe will return to Dublin reminiscing about the day's activities, the memorable scenery, and with stories to tell about our experiences! Duration: 5 minutes
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Bunratty West, Bunratty IrelandBefore arriving at the Cliffs of Moher there is and slow touring pass by opportunity to take photos of Bunratty CastleStop At: Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North, Liscannor IrelandWith an arrival time at the Cliffs of Moher of just before 11am all passengers are given a ticket by their guide to enter the Visitor Centre.Take a rest break and grab a lite bite to eat before heading out for a walk along the Atlantic Ledge. There are a couple of nice restaurants to choose from both of which are perched on top of the Cliffs looking out over the atlantic ocean. Beautiful scenery along the Cliff top with abundant wildlife. Your tour guide will offer lots of information as to where to go and what to visit along the walk. Some of the best locations from where to take the best photos dependant on the seasonal changes to the sunlight. On your visit to the Cliffs of Moher you can relax in the knowledge that you will benefit from a full two hours at the site, that's 30 minutes longer than any other day tour from Dublin. While there your possessions on tour are securely locked in the coach and the same seats will be allocated for the duration of the day.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Burren National Park, Burren National Park, The Burren, County ClareFrom the Cliffs of Moher the tour continues onto Galway City. The route taken follows the Wild Atlantic Way which is the coastal route from County Clare into County Galway. Travelling through the Burren and half way to Galway City we have a 30 minute stop when passengers are offered the opportunity to walk through and over what is locally described as the Lunar Landscape.The Burren is renowned for its remarkable assemblage of plants and animals, over 70% of Ireland's species of flowers are found there.The region supports Arctic–alpine and Mediterranean Basin plants side-by-side, due to the unusual environment.Dunguire Castle is located at the edge of Galway Bay and County Clare, it's at the perimeter of the Burren region. Here there is a photo opportunity before continuing onto Galway City. During this part of the tour your guide will entertain you will local music from the region, stories of folklore, history art and culture. Hear of the famous people in history from the region.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Dungaire Castle, Dungory East, Kinvara IrelandFrom the Cliffs of Moher the tour continues onto Galway City. The route taken follows the Wild Atlantic Way which is the coastal route from County Clare into County Galway. Travelling through the Burren and half way to Galway City we have a 30 minute stop when passengers are offered the opportunity to walk through and over what is locally described as the Lunar Landscape.The Burren is renowned for its remarkable assemblage of plants and animals, over 70% of Ireland's species of flowers are found there.The region supports Arctic–alpine and Mediterranean Basin plants side-by-side, due to the unusual environment.Dunguire Castle is located at the edge of Galway Bay and County Clare, it's at the perimeter of the Burren region. Here there is a photo opportunity before continuing onto Galway City. During this part of the tour your guide will entertain you will local music from the region, stories of folklore, history art and culture. Hear of the famous people in history from the region.Pass By: Galway Bay, Galway IrelandTour of Galway BayStop At: Galway, Galway, County Galway, Western IrelandArriving in the centre of Galway City at approximately 2.30pm we park right in the middle of the city close to Eyre Square. Your tour guide offers all passengers a complimentary walking tour of the Galway which typically takes 30 to 40 minutes. Visiting places such as Spanish Arch and Lynch's Castle the walking tour is a very popular addition to the itinerary particularly as the centre of Galway is pedestrianised. The walking tour is optional, many passengers prefer to spend their time in Galway at their own discretion.The place has a wonderful musical and vibrant reputation. Lots of craft shops, small family stores and numerous little artizan cafes. Why not enjoy local fish and chips at a local food venue fresh from the Atlantic. Your guide is there to direct and help with any advise that is asked. Overnighting in Galway is possible. Depending upon availability a free return seat to Dublin can be requested for another day. Rest stops included on route to the Cliffs and back to Dublin.Duration: 2 hours