'Connemara's Calling' Walking Tour

Benwee Head, North Mayo

A 10 day in-depth exploration taking in the essential character of Connemara, Mayo and the island of Inishbofin - unique places with unique people deeply connected to their rich heritage.


  • Spending 10 days walking and exploring spectacular areas of rural Connemara and Mayo in the company of a small group (10 people).
  • Being in the company of tour leaders and local guides who have expert local knowledge and a genuine love and appreciation of the Irish culture, people and countryside.
  • 6 days minimum of guided walking in diverse and spectacular regions of Northern Mayo, Inishbofin and Connemara.
  • Sumptuous Irish cuisine throughout the 10 days as well as carefully selected cafes, restaurants and public houses.
  • Comfortable accommodation in two grand fishing lodges and a private hotel chosen with care to maximise the countryside experience.
  • 2-3 days with renowned local archaeologists visiting fascinating ancient sites.
  • Visit the National Museum of Country Life in Castlebar.
  • Walk through the Céide Fields - the largest excavated stone age settlement in the world.
  • Spectacular walking along the cliffs of North Mayo.
  • Two days walking with Michael Gibbons on Inishbofin with historic and geological sites of great interest.
  • Walking in the hills of atmospheric Connemara, with its vast network of lakes, rivers and wetlands (bogs).
  • Long summer evenings to explore colourful Irish village life.
  • Flexibility to take part in unexpected events as we wish.