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Located in the north west corner of County Galway this area of desolate beauty has incredible scenery and some interesting attractions, which combine to make Connemara a beautiful place.  We return to the luxurious Clifden Station House Hotel, built on the site of the original Clifden railway station. Highlights of the tour feature Lough Corrib and an unforgettable trip to the Aran Islands.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a demanding touring holiday and is therefore not suitable for those with mobility issues.

Your Holiday Package Includes:                                             

6 nights dinner, bed & breakfast                                           

Luxury coach travel with onboard toilet & facilities

Ferry travel                                                        

Services of experienced tour driver/s

EXCURSIONS – a guided day excursion to Aran Island via ferry and mini-bus. Entrance to Dun Aengus Fort included whilst on Aran Islands

Your Holiday Accommodation:

The **** BLOOMFIELD HOUSE HOTEL is a family-owned hotel situated in the heart of the beautiful Westmeath Lakeland’s in an idyllic setting overlooking Lough Ennell. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer and Wi-Fi. There is a swimming pool and health & leisure club. There is a lift. 

The **** CLIFDEN STATION HOUSE HOTEL is in the heart of Connemara, in the picturesque coastal town of Clifden. Built on the site of the original Clifden railway station, the Railway Station, its Station House Platform and Engine House have been magnificently restored and transformed into the Clifden Station House Hotel and Courtyard. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer and Wi-Fi. The hotel has a spa and wellness centre and indoor swimming pool. There is a lift.

The **** CARRICKDALE HOTEL & SPA is in Carrickcarnon. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer and Wi-Fi.  There is a fitness centre, swimming pool and spa facilities. There is a lift. 

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Itineraries

Sunday

Date : June 19, 2022

Travel to Mullingar

We travel via Loch Ryan to board the afternoon ferry to Belfast. We disembark and travel south to Mullingar for overnight half board accommodation at the Bloomfield House Hotel.

Monday

Date : June 20, 2022

Clifden

After breakfast we travel via Athlone and the “Quiet Man” village of Cong on Lough Corrib to the picturesque coastal town of Clifden. We check in for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Clifden Station House Hotel.

Tuesday

Date : June 21, 2022

Westport

A scenic coastal and mountain day as we travel via Lough Fee, Leenanne and onto the picturesque town of Westport where you have free time to explore. We return via Louisburgh and the mountainous landscape of the Doolough Valley.

Wednesday

Date : June 22, 2022

Alcock and Brown Memorial & free time in Clifden

Morning coastal tour including the Alcock and Brown Memorial. We continue via the coast of Connemara and the harbour village of Roundstone. We return to Clifden for a free afternoon.

Thursday

Date : June 23, 2022

Aran Islands

This morning we visit the magnificent Aran Islands. We take a 40-minute crossing on the ferry from the village of Ros a’ Mhil, arriving into the harbour of Kilronan from where we embark on a minibus tour with a local guide. The highlight of our tour is Dun Aengus, a 2000-year-old fort perched on the edge of a 60m cliff top (this is a strenuous, but worthwhile walk). Please note that sturdy footwear is recommended, as the path to the fort is quite steep and partly follows some uneven ground.

Friday

Date : June 24, 2022

Carrickcarnon

Departing after breakfast we travel via Oughterard & Galway to Carrickcarnon for our overnight half-board accommodation at the Carrickdale Hotel.

Saturday

Date : June 25, 2022

Return home

Morning transfer to Belfast for the late morning sailing to Loch Ryan. We disembark early afternoon and travel south via the main roads and motorways, arriving into our local area early evening.

Supplements

Single supplement – £130.00

CURRENCY: Euro

PASSPORT: Required

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Required

Deposit

£80.00 per person

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