Cycling

Pedal along quiet country lanes and pass ancient sites and picturesque scenery – explore the rural roads and historic buildings, coastal tracks and hidden coves, there’s so much out there to discover with unspoiled traditional fishing ports and colourful country hamlets.

We offer a range of cycling tours in all parts of Ireland, but this is one of our favourites.

Day 1Our driver will be awaiting you at the airport and bring you to Galway, a good stop for brunch… Meet your bicycles, and guide at Maam Cross in the heart of Connemara, a land of bogs, lake and mountains, the inspiration for countless poets and artists. Your driver will take your baggage on to Ballynahinch whilst you ride to Ballynahinch Pedal through a quintessential Connemara landscape of stone fences and thatched cottages Meander along Kilkieran Bay with beautiful ocean views Stop for tea in Carna, a quiet Gaelic village. Take in a pint of Guinness at a local pub and let the lively sounds of Irish music carry you into another world.
Day 2Pedal to Clifden by way of Roundstone, the capital of Connemara This 19th-century town, nestled in a sheltered bay, is home to many inviting shops and cafés.
Overnight Abbeyglen Castle.
Day 3For some of the best views in all of Ireland, bike up the Sky Road and past the ruins of Gothic Clifden Castle. Travel out to Cleggan on the North side of Streamstown Bay. Finish the day at Rosleague Manor in Letterfrack.
Day 4Explore the Renvyle Peninsula by bicycle or take a ferry to the island of Inishbofin for the day.
Overnight Rosleague Manor.
Day 5Explore the lakeside Kylemore Abbey, with its walled gardens and Gothic castle Ride along the head of Killary Harbour to Leenane, passing emerald-green hills and a stunning deep-blue fjord.
Journey to the holy city of Cong, set by Lough (Lake) Corrib and known for its 12th-century abbey and reconstructed medieval market cross Enjoy a hearty pub lunch and an evening whiskey tasting.
Overnight Ashford Castle or The Lodge at Ashford.
Day 6Transfer back to the 21st century – Dublin is 3 hours away, or fly out of Shannon, just over 2 hours away.

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