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From Galway: Connemara and Cong Full-Day Tour

1. From Galway: Connemara and Cong Full-Day Tour

Experience the wild beauty of Ireland on this full-day tour of Connemara from Galway. Visit Cong Village, which was featured in the classic "The Quiet Man" and Kylemore Abbey. First, stop at Cong Abbey, an Augustinian Abbey dating back to the early 12th century and one of the best examples of medieval ecclesiastical architecture.  Enter Cong Village and explore Cong Woods, stroll around the village that was in the 1950s classic movie, ‘The Quiet Man,’ or feed the ducks on the edge of Lough Corrib - the Republic of Ireland's largest lake. Admire Connemara's hidden valleys upon entering on the Lough Nafooey route.  Continue to Kylemore Abbey and enjoy a lunch break. Entrance into Kylemore Abbey and Gardens is not included in the tour price (purchase discounted entrance tickets from your driver on the day of the tour).  Leaving Kylemore in the late afternoon, drive through Inagh Valley, Maam Cross, and Oughterard. Complete the circuit of Lough Corrib before arriving home to Galway City. 

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What a joy to be able to take a trip without taking the car! What magnificent landscapes in Connemara, visit the village of Cong, and Kylemore Abbey. It's a pity that I don't speak enough English to understand all the comments of the guide who is really friendly.

Very pleasant excursion which allows you to discover magnificent landscapes as well as Irish culture and history thanks to Tommy - our very charming driver-guide. A little more time at Kylemore Abbey as well as Cong Village would be even better.

Our driver was amazing, funny, and knowledgeable. The serious were beautiful. I can't say enough good things.

It was truly interesting to learn about the bogs, The Abby, Connemara and Cong!

It was a fantastic day, great stops and great driver!