Available Excursions for Galway

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Aran Islands

The traditional Irish life is still alive and well on the west coast's Aran Islands. After taking a boat to the islands, journey to the prehistoric fort of Dún Aenghus. On a guided tour of this famous archaeological landmark, you will learn about ancient Irish mythology while gaining a... Read More


Travel to the Connemara to discover a part of Ireland that is off the beaten track. First stop – Ashford Castle. Located on the banks of Lough Corrib, this castle was the location of the classic film "The Quiet Man." Continue on to Kylemore Abbey to explore the gothic church and its six acres... Read More

Cork & Blarney

This traditional city on the River Lee has developed a modern twist with a dynamic café and pub scene. Walk the cobblestone city streets to discover the Cork City Hall and find the best local food at the English Market. Just outside the city, Blarney Castle is one of the most popular tourist... Read More

County Clare & the Dingle Peninsula

SUMMER ONLY. Discover several periods of Irish history on this three-day excursion. From the 600 year-old Bunratty Castle and the attached Folk Park which reconstructs life in 19th century Ireland, to the ancient early Christian round huts and century-old churches, as much history as possible is... Read More


Discover Gaelic culture in the capital of the Republic of Ireland. Stroll the pedestrian shopping avenues and visit the historical grounds of Trinity College to marvel at the ancient Books of Kells. Explore the cobbled maze of alleyways in Temple Bar and relax in the peaceful park of St.... Read More

The Burren, Cliffs of Moher

Travel south along Ireland's western coast to discover the Burren, the ancient Poulnabrone Dolmen the Cliffs of Moher. Fishing villages dot the coastal drive, which weaves through the Burren - home to 75% of Ireland's native flora and fauna and the historic Dunguaire Castle. Continue on to the... Read More