- Kylemore Abbey and Ross Errilly Friary day trip: Take a ride through some of the most beautiful countryside Ireland has to offer in the Connemara region. You’ll stop at a well preserved Franciscan Friary and visit Kylemore Abbey along with its Gothic style chapel and walled Victorian gardens. You’ll also visit the village of Cong where The Quiet Man (starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara) was filmed. https://www.viator.com/tours/Galway/Connemara-Day-Trip-from-Galway-Kylemore-Abbey-and-Ross-Errilly-Friary/d5156-5750CONNEMARA
- Wild Atlantic Way Horseback Ride: Do you love horses and sand? Take a half-day guided horseback ride along Omey Beach. You’ll see Courthoor Lough, Omey Island and some Connemara ponies along the way. https://www.viator.com/tours/Galway/Connemara-Wild-Escapes-Beach-horse-riding-Wild-Atlantic-Way-Half-Day-Guided/d5156-11121P9
- Tour Galway:
This beautiful city has a wide variety of tours to choose from or
combine for a full day of fun and exploration.
Take a two-hour food and wine tasting tour, enjoy a three-to-four-hour
bicycle tour of the city or opt for the flexible hop-on hop-off bus tour of Galway. https://www.viator.com/tours/Galway/Galway-Food-Tours/d5156-33310P1; https://www.viator.com/tours/Galway/Guided-Bicycle-Tour-of-Galway-City/d5156-40180P1; https://www.viator.com/tours/Galway/Historic-Galway-City-Tour-Hop-On-Hop-Off/d5156-8625P3
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- Take some great part-day tours near Galway: You can enjoy some time in the city and still fit in some short excursions for nearby experiences.
- Hill Sheep Farming and Sheepdog Trial Experience: If you’ve come to Ireland to see the beautiful countryside and iconic site of sheep in the fields, this is a great experience to witness. An export sheep dog trainer and his dog will give an impressive demonstration. https://www.viator.com/tours/Galway/Joyce-Country-Sheepdogs/d5156-27244P1
- Killary Fjord Boat Tour: This short tour allows you to explore the only fjord in Ireland. You may even see some dolphins. http://www.killaryfjord.com/