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2-Day Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Galway Bay Rail Tour from Dublin

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  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration: 2 days (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3310DH07
Take an overnight trip from Dublin to tour the stunning countryside of Connemara and Galway. The trip takes you through the breathtaking scenery of Connemara's lakes, mountains, stone walls and thatched cottages.
Departing from Dublin Heuston Station, you'll catch the train to Limerick (breakfast available onboard). After a short tour of Limerick City you'll continue on to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.

After a pub lunch in the village of Doolin, it's time to visit the stunning Cliffs of Moher, Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay. You'll spend the night in the heart of Galway City at a three-star hotel.

After starting the day with a full Irish breakfast, you'll head into magnificent Connemara, where John Ford filmed The Quiet Man with John Wayne in 1951. During the day you'll visit Clifden, Kylemore Abbey (reduced admission rate), Leenane and Killary Harbor (Ireland's only fjord) or Roundstone, the Coral Beach and the Sky Road.

After admiring the wild Atlantic coastline, you will return to Galway for your train to Dublin Heuston, arriving at 8:50pm.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Dublin Heuston Station
Departure Time:
7:00am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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2-Day Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Galway Bay Rail Tour from Dublin

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Inclusions:
  • Host on trains
  • Information pack
  • Reserved seats on trains
  • Qualified driver-guide on coaches
  • Admission to Bunratty Castle and Folk Village
  • All travel by rail and coach from Dublin Heuston Station
  • Overnight accommodation including full Irish breakfast
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • For infants 4 years and under, a fee of EUR15,00 per day is payable direct
  • This tour offers stops en route for photographs, shopping, etc
  • Due to operational reasons it may, on occasion, be necessary to alter certain itineraries
  • On certain days this tour will operate via Galway instead of Limerick. The route will include the Ailwee Caves instead of Bunratty Castle (admission not included)
  • Hotel pickups are not available, however please specify the name of your hotel and contact telephone number during your stay in Dublin. The tour operator may require these details in case there are changes to tour departure times.
Itinerary:
Day 1: Dublin - Limerick - Bunratty Castle - Cliffs of Moher:
Depart from the Dublin Heuston Station on the InterCity train to Limerick (breakfast available). Join the coach here for a short tour of Limerick City and then continue on to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Continue on to the village of Doolin for a pub lunch. Next visit the stunning Cliffs of Moher then Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay. Spend overnight in the heart of Galway City at a 3 star hotel including a full Irish breakfast the following morning.

Day 2: Connemara - Kylemore Abbey - Dublin:
At 10:00am head into magnificent Connemara where John Ford filmed "The Quiet Man" in 1951, taking in Clifden, Kylemore Abbey (reduced admission rate applies to the Abbey itself), Leenane and Killary Harbor (Ireland's only Fjord) or Roundstone, the Coral Beach and the Sky Road. Admire the breathtaking wild Atlantic coastline. You will return to Galway for your train to Dublin Heuston arriving at 9:45pm.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Howie, USA, October 2013

The cliffs are worth the effort, we knew what to expect yet arriving it was breathtaking. We didn't know what to expect of Connemara, and found this to be the highlight of our vacation! What an unexpected surprise if beauty.

Reviewed by: Howie, USA, October 2013

The cliffs are worth the effort, we knew what to expect yet arriving it was breathtaking. We didn't know what to expect of Connemara, and found this to be the highlight of our vacation! What an unexpected surprise if beauty.

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Tour code: 3310DH07