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Unlock Ireland’s wild west on this mesmerizing 4 day Ireland tour that explores the true beauty of Ireland’s west coast and its unique history. For many of our guests, five days travelling through the west of Ireland is ideal as they then spend one or two days in Dublin, exploring our incredible capital city by themselves. However, if you’d like a longer, more comprehensive experience, checkout Wild N Happy’s 13-day Ireland tour from Dublin or our 10-day Southern Ireland tour.
Many people come to us because they know even before they visit that Ireland’s best places are off the beaten path. They’re absolutely right and it’s our job as tour guides to ensure our guests experience the real Ireland — the one you won’t find in any of the guide books. On this incredible 4-day Ireland getaway, unravel the Emerald Isle’s unique culture and rich history. Taste our amazing food and drinks, and explore the magnificent landscapes of Galway, Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey and Westport.
The Wild West of Ireland is an experience not to be missed and one that will live long in your heart.
The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8
Heuston Station, Saint John’s Road West, Dublin
Saturday @ 2:00 pm – Please arrive by 1:30 pm for a prompt departure
Tuesday @ 1:00 pm
Departing from The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8 at 2:00 pm.
From Dublin’s fair city, we set our compasses due west, making our way through the lush midlands of Ireland in search of the wild Atlantic coastline and the Bohemian city of Ireland, Galway.
Take the opportunity to explore and wander its bustling streets, sample its famed culinary delights and traditional music scene.
Today’s adventure brings you to Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey. Explore these majestic destinations, full of colourful scenery and wonderful history.
In Connemara National Park, take the opportunity to hike to the top Diamond Hill before heading to Kylemore Abbey for a bite to eat and time to explore its incredible history and unique gardens.
Later that afternoon, commence your journey northwards passing Killary harbour and secluded picturesque lakes that line your path to the colourful town of Westport. That evening, experience this vibrant towns legendary musical talent and culinary exploits.
You have the day to either relax, explore or take an adventure in picturesque Westport. It is famous for Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s holiest mountain and Clew Bay, which has an island for everyday of the year.
Westport is rich in historical areas of interest and a great traditional music scene. Be sure to experience it!!
At 9:45 am, you will depart via train from the beautiful coastal setting of Westport and head east through the heartlands of Ireland towards Dublin’s fair city.
As you meander through Ireland’s midlands, you will pass through quaint villages and lush green fields that dot this picturesque landscape before at our journey’s end, Dublin. This is where we bid a fond farewell with happy memories that will last forever. Remember, Ireland is now your second home away from home!
Returning to Heuston Station, Dublin at 1:00 pm.