Day Trips in Connemara

With so much to see and so much to do, where do you start! Our team are happy to assist with any sight seeing recommendations. Here are some to start......

Take a leisurely drive towards Carraroe and stop mid-way at Roundstone for a traditional Irish lunch. 

Drive into Galway City or take the bus and visit the Galway Museum, the Claddagh and the Spanish Arch. 

A day trip to the Aran Islands is a must, described as "One of the World’s Top Island Destinations" as per National Geographic, the rugged Aran Islands lie just outside Galway Bay and just miles from the Clare coast and the Cliffs of Moher on the West Coast of Ireland. They comprise three islands, Inis Oirr, Inis Meain and Inis Mor. They are reached by Ferry from Rossaveal just 26 km from us here at the Connemara Coast Hotel.  

You’ll find ancient forts, churches and monuments on all three islands, with different flor and fauna on each. This rugged beauty is a must for a day trip when staying at the Connemara Coast Hotel.

How long does the ferry to the Aran Islands Take?
  • Rossaveel to Inishmore – About 45 Minutes
  • Rossaveel to Inishmaan – About 55 Minutes
  • Rossaveel to Inisheer – About 65 Minutes

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