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You will be transported by luxury Mercedes car for a once in a lifetime experience with the very best in driver/guides with a tailor made itinerary. Depending on your time schedule we will structure the tour to take in some of the most famous landmarks on route to the magical Cliffs of Moher. Also included is our exhilarating trip to see the Cliffs of Moher by boat. From ancient castles, stunning landscapes, delicious food (maybe sample some Guinness in traditional Irish Pubs) we promise a tour that will get you away from the crowds and into the heart of real Ireland. The Burren region famous for its limestone "lunar landscape", Galway City, Doolin Village and the river Shannon. Ancient and mystical boglands are just some of the many options that can be chosen from. Explore some of the world famous Wild Atlantic Way named by Lonely Planet as one of top drives in the world with Liberty Irish Tours. As our motto says..."Love Ireland as we do".
Experience a four-course feast in a castle with this evening banquet on the shores of Galway Bay. Learn about Irish culture through music and storytelling as you relax over a multi-course meal with wine. The banquet includes live entertainment and a brief lesson on the history of the castle.
Cruise on beautiful Lough Corrib, the second largest Iake in Ireland, dotted with over 360 islands. Guided visit to famous and historic Inchagoill Island to see: -St. Patricks Church (5th Century) -The stone of Lugna (470AD: Gravestone of St. Patricks navigator) -The Church of the Saints (Built in 1180AD by the Augustinian Monks of Cong) -The burial tomb of Muirgeas O'Nioc (Archbishop of Tuam in 1128AD)
Discover one of County Galway’s highlight attractions when you visit the 16th-century Dunguaire Castle. Renowned both as a scenic historical landmark and for its literary heritage—the castle hosted visiting writers the likes of W.B. Yeats and George Bernard Shaw—the waterside Dunguaire Castle is popular among both history buffs and literary types. Save yourself any trouble by securing your admission in advance, and once inside explore at your leisure.
Westport House is one of northwest Ireland’s most popular heritage sites, renowned for its 17th-century architecture, exquisite interiors, and magnificent gardens. This admission ticket grants full access to the house and gardens, so you can explore over 30 rooms, admire the grand Sicilian marble staircase, and stroll around the landscaped gardens, with views of Clew Bay and the Atlantic coast.
The Quiet Man Museum offers an on-set experience with exact replicas of all the key furnishings and artifacts from the movie including Sean Thornton’s big bed, Mary Kate’s cottage piano, china, pewter, cradle and the tandem bicycle, as well as costumes made by the same company – O’Maille’s of Galway – who made them for John Ford in 1951. Quiet Man enthusiasts can dress up in costume for photos. The Museum also showcases the largest collection of Irish newspaper articles from the time the movie was filmed, which were sourced through a painstaking trawl of the microfiche files in local libraries. This first hand account allows enthusiasts to read exactly what it was like when Hollywood took over the village of Cong in 1951. The Quiet Man Museum houses the original fishing rod used by Father Lonergan and Michaeleen Og’s horse Napoleon’s original harness and a first edition of the Maurice Walsh collection of short stories, Green Rushes, on which the screenplay for The Quiet Man was based.
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- Roundstone Harbor Tours & Tickets
- Lough Corrib Tours & Tickets
- Wild Atlantic Way Tours & Tickets
- Galway Cathedral Tours & Tickets
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- Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden Tours & Tickets
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