The largest city on the Atlantic coast of Ireland, Galway has always been a mecca for musicians, artists, actors, young people and tourists alike. Take a stroll through the narrow medieval streets, lined with bohemian cafes, traditional pubs and craft shops. The city has a vibrant street music scene, a joy to behold throughout the year.
Your luxury accommodation is nestled peacefully on a stunning 138 acre estate on the edge of Ireland’s largest lake, Lough Corrib. The 5* newly refurbished Glenlo Abbey Hotel offers the discerning traveller a warm, personable and luxurious base during their travels to Galway.
In the morning you will be collected by private car and transferred into the heart of Connemara where the cycling tour starts. You will cycle along the foothills of the Maamturk Mountains and the banks of Lough Corrib to the quaint heritage village of Cong.
The village is renowned for the 800 year old Ashford Castle and 350 acre ancient woodland estate. You will spend the night at The Lodge at Ashford Castle
3. & 4. Westport x 2 nights
Today you will cycle to Westport via the Partry Mountains. The landscape here is the stuff of legends and will continue to haunt the imagination long after you have returned home. Westport is a beautiful town surrounded by stunning unspoilt natural beauty. With its purpose built 42km coastal cycling greenway, Westport is a joy to explore by bike.
Your 2-night luxury accommodation is set in secluded hillside grounds, standing proudly overlooking the picturesque town of Westport with breathtaking views of Croagh Patrick and Clew Bay.
The cycling tour ends in Westport, which has a direct rail link to Dublin. We are happy to organise alternative private transport to Galway or a destination of your choice