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Half Day Tour

Taste of Connemara

Step away from the city's hustle and bustle

Our half day tour provides the perfect opportunity to experience some of the beauty of Connemara along the Wild Atlantic Way. This tour is perfect if you are short on time or simply looking for an adventure which will immerse you in the natural wonders and cultural treasures in the west of Ireland.

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, this is the ideal tour for you.

2 hours

You will spend around 2 hours cycling during this tour which leaves plenty of time for breaks, photos and taking in Connemara’s breathtaking scenery along the way.

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.

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Taste of Connemara Tour
4 hours total
Taste of Connemara Tour
2 hours cycling
Taste of Connemara Tour
32 km / 20 mi
Taste of Connemara Tour
€ 110 pp
Taste of Connemara Tour
min age 14yo

Taste of Connemara Tour

Description
Highlights

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to experience a true flavour of Connemara on this fabulous half day tour with stunning views overlooking Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Along our route turf can be seen at its various stages being prepared for winter fuel and on a clear day we can see the mountain ranges near Clifden. Our arrival into Spiddal places us in ‘The Gaeltacht”, an area where the Irish language is spoken. The Craft Village is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee or perhaps stroll the beach and dip your toe in the ocean !

  • Journey time from Galway to Barna Golf Club 15 mins
  • Views over Galway Bay and Aran Islands
  • See turf being prepared in the Boglands
  • Experience the Irish culture at  Spiddal village
  • Visit the local Craft Village and Café
  • Ideal for – larger families and groups up to 8 guests.
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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 the Terms & Conditions on our website.

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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