Connemara Adventure Tours Walking vacations are designed for the independent traveller who wants to explore the rugged beauty of the West Coast of Ireland. A self-guided walking tour allows you to travel at your own pace so that you can truly savour the calm and peace of your environment. We provide carefully chosen accommodations, comprehensive route notes, transfers to the start and finish of your walks, plenty of advice and we are always nearby if you need our help. Our choice of walks includes St Patrick's Footstep in Connemara ; the Dingle Way and Ring of Kerry in Kerry. As well as a Connemara Waking Weekend.
There are green roads, tracks of former horse and cart roads, walking paths, and sometimes you will have to walk over the open ground - waymarkers will show you the way. Almost all of the walks are low level walks along rivers, lakes, the Atlantic Ocean , through woods, and along the feet of mountains in the valleys. This is truly the way to discover a land steeped in history along faded tracks that echo of ancient times. You will eat your lunch with some of Ireland 's most beautiful scenery as a backdrop. For a more detailed programme of each walking tour, click on the links to the left.
Fancy a quick break from the city life? Immerse yourself in the history, culture and breathtaking scenery of the West Coast, (and maybe the odd Guinness!). Travelling independently or with friends, you will seduced by the warmth, easy charm and hospitality of the Connemara people.This is a quick, easy and comfortable weekend getaway within one hours drive of Galway City. Enjoy a breath of fresh air while based in the stunning setting Leenane village, overlooking Killary Harbour with Mweelrea mountain providing a majestic backdrop. Reachable by bus from Galway City or Westport, you will spend a weekend getting out and about in one of Ireland’s most beautiful areas.
Our ten day Into the West tour introduces walkers to some of the most beautiful parts of the Connemara wilderness and the scenic coastline of West Mayo in the West of Ireland. The route, which follows much of the Western Way, starts in Oughterard, a famous angling village on the shores of Lough Corrib in Galway county.
This is a splendid trip along Irelands Western Coastline where as part of the trip you visit and walk two beautiful islands off the Western Coast, starting with Inishbofin off the coast of Connemara and Inishmore, the biggest of the Aran Islands off the coast of Galway. You will also walk along by the Famine Track as you overlook Irelands only fjord the Killary Fjord and along the spectacular Sky Road which will give you breathtaking views onto the Atlantic and hundreds of small islands sitting on this side of the Connemara coast. On this trip you will get a glimpse of some dramatic scenery and the opportunity to meet real Irish characters.
The Iveragh peninsula, known world wide as the Ring of Kerry is the base for this self-guided walking package. You walk for 7 days following the waymarked Kerry Way, a low-level walking route, using the old droving paths and coach roads to create a journey through history and folklore.
Glens in Northern Ireland is an area of unsurpassed beauty, a unique fusion of tangible heritage and magnificent scenery. An area who’s breath taking and rugged coastline merges into the romantic landscape of its deep silent glens and lush forest parks..
You walk for 7 days following the way marked Dingle Way and connecting trails in County Kerry from Tralee, via Camp, Dingle, Slea Head, Mount Brandon to Annascaul. Along green lanes lined with Fuchsia hedges; past peat cuttings and Celtic monuments, this lowlevel route crosses the Dingle peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic.
The county of Wicklow is often called ‘the Garden of Ireland’, alluding to the fine agricultural land and magnificent scenery in
This 5 days, 4 nights tour, on the beautiful Dingle Peninsula is ideal for guests having only a few days available for a short walking holiday. Perhaps you want to spend the remaining days of your holiday exploring greater distances by car (we are happy to organise a hire car for you) but you still want to get out and about for at least some of the time.