Aran Islands & Connemara

"…where life is perhaps the most primitive that is left in Europe ... I have seen nothing so desolate.” J. M. Synge

Why pick this tour?

Explore the unspoilt landscape of Connemara, from the Twelve Bens mountains to the dramatic Atlantic coastline, Sky Road, coral beaches, tiny harbours and cosy villages.

Immerse yourself in traditional Irish ways by stepping into the past while visiting Aran Islands – where Irish is still the spoken language.

Picnic on the shores of the only fjord in Ireland and admire the views of Connemara.

Meet the mussel and oyster farmers, hop into a boat with them and find out the ins & outs of sea farming.

Fall in love with gothic Kylemore Abbey, set between Doughrough Mountain and Lough Pollacappul, and learn about it’s romantic and tragic history.

Cycle through a limestone landscape surrounded by miles and miles of stone walls, go for a dip in an isolated blue flag beach.

Hike to the spectacular wormhole – “Poll na bPeist” in Gaelic – a unique naturally carved rectangular shaped hole.

Explore the prehistoric stone fort of Dun Aonghasa, built on the edge of the cliffs, and visit mystical Seven Churches of Christian monastic times.

Meet and chat with locals, eat the freshest seafood in Kilronan Village and shop locally made Aran knitted jumpers, hats and blankets.

{We just came back from our 7 days All-Ireland tour, this was the best tour and the guide in our 15 years of travelling around the world. Absolute Ireland Travel will give you the best experience that you won’t find anywhere else. Very professional, fun and entertaining. Highly recommended
Vadim & irina, Michigan, USA
{We absolutely loved our trip to Northern Ireland with Absolute Ireland Travel! A full and enriching programme – discovering both well known & hidden gems! We had lots of fun and are looking forward to the next trip!
Sabrine, Belgium
{Many thanks to Absolute Ireland Travel for the excellent organization of our 9 days trip. We saw most unusual and beautiful the parts of Ireland. We visited ancient castles and learned very complex history of Ireland and its people, experienced local cuisine and relaxed in the spa. We will be happy to come next time with children.
Dan, Barcelona, Spain

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