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full day tour

Discover Connemara

embark on an unforgettable journey

Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes this region has to offer. Our full day tours are designed to provide you with an immersive and exhilarating experience, allowing you to explore the rugged beauty of Connemara at your own pace. Choose from our carefully crafted tour options below, each offering its own unique blend of adventure, natural wonders and cultural discoveries.

up to 8 guests

Whether you are a larger group seeking adventure, a couple seeking a special romantic experience, or a family wishing to share quality time together, we have the ideal tour for you.

2 - 3 hours

Rest assured, although our full-day tours span the day, you'll only spend around 2 to 3 hours cycling. This leaves plenty of time for breaks, photos and taking in Connemara's breathtaking scenery.

pickup included

Enjoy the convenience of being chauffeured directly to our starting point, we provide pickup from your accommodation within Galway city then drop you back after the tour.

Tour options

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The Signature Tour
8 hours total
The Signature Tour
2.5 hours cycling
The Signature Tour
32 km / 20 mi
The Signature Tour
€ 150 pp
The Signature Tour
min age 14yo

The Signature Tour

Description
Highlights

This fabulous route which takes us ‘off the beaten track’ to enjoy the stunning scenery surrounding Loch Na Fooey makes this our most popular tour. Cycle through mountains and valleys in the heart of Joyce Country and experience a Sheepdog Demonstration (optional extra) which adds to the fun during this special day. Explore the shores of Lough Mask on route to Clonbur village where refreshments are available. The particularly quiet roads in this region make this tour ideal for larger families and groups up to 8 guests.

  • Journey time from Galway to Maam 60 mins
  • Route off the beaten path
  • Experience a Sheepdog Demonstration (optional extra)
  • Enjoy lunch in Clonbur village (not included)
  • Ideal for – larger families and groups up to 8 guests
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Roundstone Ocean Tour
9 hours total
Roundstone Ocean Tour
3 hours cycling
Roundstone Ocean Tour
40 km / 25 mi
Roundstone Ocean Tour
€ 175 pp
Roundstone Ocean Tour
min age 14yo

Roundstone Ocean Tour

Description
Highlights

A stunning coastal route which takes us along the Wild Atlantic Way towards Clifden. Start on the Greenway to Ballynahinch Castle and enjoy a coffee in the fabulous gardens. Ride by the ocean to the village of Roundstone and explore the tranquil waters at Dogs Bay. Take a side trip to visit Connemara Smokehouse before winding down in Ballyconneely where refreshments are available. As this area is a summer hot spot for visitors, this tour is better suited for couples or smaller families and groups up to 4 guests.

  • Journey time from Galway to Pines Island 75 mins
  • Coastal route along the Wild Atlantic Way
  • Enjoy morning coffee at Ballynahinch Castle
  • Visit the Connemara Smokehouse & Factory
  • Enjoy lunch in Ballyconneely village (not included)
  • Ideal for – couples, smaller families and groups up to 4 guests
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Lough Mask Looped Tour
6 hours total
Lough Mask Looped Tour
1.5 hours cycling
Lough Mask Looped Tour
20 km / 12 mi
Lough Mask Looped Tour
€ 140 pp
Lough Mask Looped Tour
min age 14yo

Lough Mask Looped Tour

Description
Highlights

A wonderful shorter route which still allows us to experience some of the finest scenery in Connemara. Explore the southern shores of Lough Mask which lies between the rolling hills and valleys in Joyce Country. Cycle to the village of Finny then ride along a track dotted with grazing sheep before admiring the views at Lough Mask Lookout. Refreshments are available in the nearby village of Clonbur. The particularly quiet roads in this region make this tour ideal for larger families and groups up to 8 guests.

  • Journey time from Galway to Clonbur 60 mins
  • Quiet roads with grazing sheep
  • Perfect for guests wanting a shorter cycle
  • Enjoy lunch in Clonbur village (not included)
  • Ideal for – larger families and groups up to 8 guests
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Which tour is right for you?

Roundstone Ocean Tour

Bike Ride 3 hours - 40km / 25mi
Total Duration 9 hours
Travel from Galway 75 min
Highlights Coastal route, Ballynahinch Castle, Connemara Smokehouse
Ideal For Small groups up to 4
Price € 175 pp
Most Popular

The Signature Tour

Bike Ride 2.5 hours - 32km / 20mi
Total Duration 8 hours
Travel from Galway 60 min
Highlights Off beaten tracks, Lakes and Valleys, Sheepdog Demonstration
Ideal For Large groups up to 8
Price € 150 pp

Lough Mask Looped Tour

Bike Ride 1.5 hours - 20km / 12mi
Total Duration 6 hours
Travel from Galway 60 min
Highlights Lake shores, quiet roads, grazing sheep
Ideal For Large groups up to 8
Price € 140 pp
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FAQ

What’s included and what’s not?

Included

  • Roundtrip transportation from Galway city
  • RadRhino electric bikes
  • Cycle helmets
  • Hi-Viz jackets
  • Bottled water

Not included

  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Optional Sheepdog Demonstration
Where is pickup and drop off?

Pickup and drop off is provided from your accommodation in Galway city.

Are there any guest requirements and limitations?

All guests must be able to ride a bike safely and must be over the minimum age of 14 years, which is the legal requirement to ride an electric bike in Ireland. In addition, there is a maximum weight limit of 120kg.

What things do we need to bring?
  • backpack
  • waterproof jacket
  • warm clothes
  • hat & gloves
  • swimwear & towel (optional)
  • sunglasses / sun protection / chapstick
  • drinks & snacks
What if the weather forecast is rainy?

As this is an outdoor activity tours will usually go-ahead rain or shine.
However, tours may not go ahead in strong winds or significant rainfall. In these circumstances, we endeavour to accommodate our guests by way of providing instead a tour of the Connemara region by vehicle with the option for a walk or hike depending on the weather conditions. Full details can be found in our terms and conditions.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations require 7 days notice in order to receive a full refund.
Cancellations less than 7 days will forfeit the €200 deposit.
Cancellations made by Fat Bike Galway will result in a full refund.
Requests to cancel must be sent by email to: martin@fatbikegalway.com

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