Connemara, Best of the West

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  Tour Operator  Irish Cycling Safaris


 8 days (Bike: 5 days)

  260 km  (~52km per day)


 Mostly flat, Quiet roads

Guided, Self-Guided


Due to the incredible popularity of Connemara as a cycling destination, we have two tours running in this beautiful part of the country. The other tour in this area is Connemara, Galway & Mayo

On the Connemara - Best of the West trip we take in some of the best that Connemara has to offer including Killary Harbour and the stunning Delphi Valley and the beautiful town of Westport.  However we head north into Mayo and cycle along the lovely Greenways Cycle towards the island of Achill. We have a chance to explore Achill with its stunning beaches before finishing up our tour cycling on quiet backroads to the Museum of Country Life near Castlebar. A transfer at the end of the week brings us back to the start point, the city of Galway.

This is an easier cycle, there is one day of climbing on our Connemara, Galway & Mayo tour which is not on this tour. Also mileage on this tour is a little lower which makes it a more suitable cycle for younger legs.   There are also options to take a break from cycling on a number of days,  for example we arrive early in Leenane and you have the choice of relaxing in the hotel spa or you can keep cycling on some fantastic routes.

Terrain: This tour does not involve any major climbs and it is a good option for those looking to take it a bit easier.

Tour Information





Cost From

Guided    905

Self-Guided    905


Guided May 27, July 8, August 19, 2023
Self-guided any day from April 16 to October 1, 2023

Single Supplement

€ 285


  • 7 nights accommodation with breakfast ( mix of small hotels and guesthouses )
  • 1 evening meal
  • Guide in a support van (on group tours)
  • Luggage transfer
  • All route details and maps
  • 24 hour service hotline
  • GPS tracks available (on request)


  • € 30.00 per person high season supplement July and August
  • € 450.00 solo tour supplement (if travelling alone on a self guided tour)


Bike Rental

  • € €100.00 24 speed touring bike
  • € €250.00 E-bike


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