Clifden and Connemara - Meath RTA

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Day 1 - Clomacnosie & Galway

08:40 Depart by coach from Navan to your first stop

10:15 Visit Clomacnoise - enjoy tea/coffee & scones break at own expense (tea room seat up to 40 people)

11:00 Guided tour & audiovisual presentation (€6 per person, guided tour 30 min, presentation 20 min, pre-booking needed)

13:00 Depart Clomacnosie for Galway

14:30 Enjoy Galway for some shopping and sightseeing

16:00 Onward journey to the Clifden House Hotel

18:00 Check in into the hotel

19:00 Evening meal and overnight at the Hotel

 

Day 2 - Rus Muc & Clifden

** Breakfast at the hotel

10:00 Depart hotel to Ros Muc

11:00 Visit Teach an Phiarsaigh, the cottage where Patrick Pearse, writer, educator and leader of the 1916 Rising, spent his summers and the new (€4 per person)

13:00 depart back to Clifdon to visit Station House Museum

14:00 Visit the Station House Museum

* Lunch at the hotel (at own expense) and afternoon at leisure

19:00 Evening meal and overnight at the Hotel

 

Day 3 - Kylemore Abbey & Killary Fjord

** Breakfast at the hotel

09:20 depart hotel to Kylemore Abbey

10:00 self-guided tour of Kylemore Abbey and grounds (you can join a history talks in the Abbey at 11:30). Shuttle bus from Abbey to and from Walled Gardens runs from 11:30 (€8 per person in a group and to buy on the day)

13:00 Depart Kylemore Abbey for the cruise in Killary Fjord

* Visit Leenaun village where movie The Field was made

14:30 Enjoy 90 minute sightseeing trip of Killary Fjord (senior prices for online booking: €17.5 per person)

16:00 Coach collection and return to the hotel

** free time in the afternoon

19:00 Dinner at the hotel

 

Day 4 - Inishboffin Island or Connemara National Park

** Breakfast at the hotel

10:30 Depart hotel for Option 1 or Option 2

Option 1 Travel to Cleggan and take 11:30 ferry to to Inishboffin

This is a free boat ride with a Travel pass (Adult return fare otherwise €20)

17:00 From Inishboffin return ferry

Travel back to the hotel and have a dinner at hotel at 19:00

Option 2 Travel to Connemara National Park Visitor Centre and enjoy the area (no entrance fees)

Refreshments available at the Tea Room (at own expense)

In the afternoon travel back to the hotel

19:00 Dinner at the hotel

 

Day 5 - On our way home

** Breakfast and check out

10:00 Depart the Clifden House Hotel fro your fist stop

10:15 Connemara Heritage Centre, Lettershea, Clifden (€7.5 per person for self-guided tour

Guided tour available for groups for supplement: offer demonstrations of traditional farming activities such as turf cutting, sheep herding, soda bread making on the open fire and other activities & games.)

12:00 Depart for Oughterard for lunch (at own expense)

13:30 Depart for Glengowla mines (€11 per person for a tour)

16:00 Travel to Moycullen and visit Celtic Crystal for a free guided tour of the factory

17:30 Depart for Shamrock Lodge in Athlone for dinner (at own expense, we can book ahead for a 4-course dinner)

19:00 Dinnera in Athlone

20:00 Depart back tot your pick up points.

around 22:00 arrive back home

 

Prices:

41 - 50 people - €309 per person sharing Twin / Double Room

31 - 40 people - €335 per person sharing Twin / Double Room

25 - 30 people - €345 per person sharing Twin / Double Room (driver / guide)

 

  • Single Supplement €20 per person per night (€80 for 4 nights)

 

NOTE: The final price will depend on the number of people booked for the tour.

 

TOUR INCLUDES :

4 nights accommodation in sharing in the 3* Clifden Station House

4 course dinner x 4 nights

breakfast on 4 mornings

Luxury coach with professional coach driver for 5 days

tour guide on board at all times (for group of 30 and over, otherwise a driver will take care of the group)

Coach tours each day as per itinerary (entrance fee’s not included)

Pick up from central location

 

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

• €75 per person required on initial booking (non-refundable), by Thursday 28th January

• Final payment 4 month in advance, by Thursday, 28th March

• Payments can be made by cheque, bank transfer, credit cards or laser payments

 

COSTS DO NOT INCLUDE:

• Visits as outlined above

• All items of a personal nature (laundry, telephone calls) not mentioned in the itinerary

• All optional sightseeing not detailed in the inclusions section

• Lunches, tea & coffee stops

• All sightseeing detailed in the Itinerary section

 

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When Booking Please note :

1. You can book using Visa, Mastercard or laser. There is a fixed booking fee for all payments.

2. When you have paid the deposit, you can return to manage your booking and pay off the final balances at any time.

3. If you are having any trouble with your online booking please contact Tasha or Padraig in Groups Department on 01 4755010 (option 4) or email groups@marathontravel.ie.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardboyne Hotel, Navan Ardboyne Hotel, Navan
Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath
Knightsbrook Hotel - Trim Knightsbrook Hotel - Trim . Co Meath
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