Itinerary Connemara's Calling

Next Tour: To be confirmed

The suggested itinerary of 2012 is shown below.

Day 1 Meet in Galway city 8.30 am.
Drive to Roundstone. Settle in to the Angler's Return. Picnic lunch and half day walk to Dog's Bay/Roundstone Bog. Dinner at home
Day 2 Full day's walking in Connemara with Gerard Mangan, local guide. Dinner out in Roundstone Village.
Day 3 Full day's walking in Connemara with Gerard. Evening meal Ballinahinch Castle. Night three at Angler's Return
Day 4 Drive to Cleggan. Ferry to Inishbofin. Day's walking with Michael Gibbons. Night one on Inishbofin.
Day 5 Full day guided walking on Inishbofin with Michael Gibbons. Seafood dinner out. Night two on Inishbofin
Day 6 Day of rest on Inishbofin. Night 3 on Inishbofin
Day 7 Drive to Crossmalina in County Mayo. Visit Kylemore Abbey for Lunch. Afternoon stop in Westport. Settle into Enniscoe for 1st night in Mayo. Dinner at home
Day 8 Full day's walking with Jim Henry, local walking guide. The Ceathrú Tadhg Loop, along North Mayo cliffs. Night 2 Enniscoe.
Day 9 2nd day's walking with Jim Henry. Evening wander in Killala, historic fishing village with 12th century round tower. Dinner out: The Arches in Killala. Last night at Enniscoe.
Day 10 Scenic drive through Ballina, Castlebar and Cong back to Galway. Visit award-winning Museum of Country Life. Lunch at the Hungry Monk and walk through 12th century Cong Abbey, and Ashford Castle grounds. Arrive back in Galway about 6.30

As for 'Walk the West' there is plenty of opportunity during 'Connemara's Calling' for flexibility and spontaneity!