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Hidden Connemara Walking Tours - CLOSED

Forster Street | Coach Station, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 566 566
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Back again to Connemara

This year I went with Hidden Connemara walking tours again. Twice, because it was my favourite tour... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2013
Britsch B
Wonderful walking tours of Connemara

We spent two days with Shane walking in Connemara and it was the highlight of our trip to Galway... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2013
Julia B
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- Unfortunately there are no Hidden Connemara tours available this summer - Hidden Connemara tours is a guided walking tour of various trails in the Connemara Region. The tour departs from galway coach station on Forster st. It takes about 1hour via mini bus to get to the Connemara region from Galway City. The tour consists of a walk of approx 2hrs in the morning a 30min break for lunch and a walk of approx 2:30min after lunch before returning to Galway city.(you can bring your own or purchase lunch during our stop). The meeting point is inside the station at 10am. the tour returns to galway at approx 6pm. The tour operates from April until September. There are no tours on Mondays or Thusdays. Advance booking is advised during peak summer months due to tour popularity.
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2 Sep 2013
“Back again to Connemara”
31 Aug 2013
“Wonderful walking tours of Connemara”
Forster Street | Coach Station, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 566 566

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Reviewed 2 September 2013

This year I went with Hidden Connemara walking tours again. Twice, because it was my favourite tour last year. Again the different day tours were wonderful. Shane told me that he chose different tours for different days which was great, so I got to see...More

6  Thank Britsch B
Reviewed 31 August 2013

We spent two days with Shane walking in Connemara and it was the highlight of our trip to Galway. We were a group of six with three kids ages 11 through 16 and all of us enjoyed ourselves immensely. Shane is a terrific guide, the...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

It is hard to imagine a better person to conduct these tours than Shane Tighe. He is friendly, flexible, attentive, and very knowledgeable. He's got a background in history and geography education, so he's well-equipped to answer questions and provide insight into the scenery through...More

2  Thank magilla88
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We were recently in Ireland for two weeks, spending the first week between Dublin and Galway before picking up a car. Hidden Connemara offered us a great opportunity to get out into the countryside from Galway without wheels of our own. Our morning walk was...More

1  Thank MrBadger3
Reviewed 22 July 2013

It was an amazing day and a unique experience, totally different from all the other tours we had. Being a small group allowed us to interact with each other and all this social part probably made the day. Also we did manage to explore some...More

Thank Iza_Sim
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I found Hidden Connemara Walking Tours while researching car free travel opportunities for our trip to Ireland. This was a superb choice. My husband and I both agree the day we spent hiking with Shane in Connemara was, without a doubt, a major highlight of...More

6  Thank PatchesBoston
Reviewed 5 June 2013

We really enjoyed that walk with Shane: the views were outstanding, the history told - rich, and we were really amazed by the quality of the tour. I'd like to mention separately our guide - this is the best guide I had pleasure to go...More

2  Thank Maxim M
Reviewed 28 May 2013

This is not your usual sight-seeing tour. Instead of looking out a bus window at the scenery, you are immersed in it. We did a tour in early May. Shane has a number of tours and can tailor his itineraries to the weather. Our day...More

3  Thank David B
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I did the trip to Connemara National Park with the company and it was just great. Of course, the place helps with the beauty and the nature, but the guide it's very good, helpfull and know everything about the place. It's a big walk, so...More

1  Thank vitorscapelli
Reviewed 9 January 2013

We took a day long excursion with Shane in July of 2012. We wanted a great look at the diverse Connemara landscape and man did we get it. Shane was incredibly responsive in the planning stages of our trip and was even so kind as...More

1  Thank AdamGArt
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