Connemara - Co Galway
The breathtaking and distinct region of Connemara is situated in the northwest corner of County Galway, on the west coast of the Republic. A place of contrasts, from the bogs and lakes of the south to the mountain vistas of the northern and western parts, the diversity of this incredible landscape offers much to be explored.
From the picturesque town of Clifden – nestled between the foothills of the Twelve Bens Mountain Range and the Atlantic Ocean – to the charming villages of Roundstone and Leenane, there are many colourful villages and towns just waiting to be discovered. With Gaelic the native Irish language still being predominant in parts, you will find that each place is blessed with its own unique character and local culture.
Offering a variety of excellent walking and hiking trails, from the sedate to the challenging, in the Connemara National Park, boat trips on the scenic Killary Fjord, local attractions including the hauntingly beautiful Kylemore Abbey, and several stunning and remote beaches, Connemara is a place where you are guaranteed to create special, and lasting memories.