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The Burren & Connemara  - Cycling Route


This Cycling route takes in both the Burren & the Connemara region with fantasic views to be seen while cycling along the coastal road around Galway Bay , with an amazing views over looking onto the Aran Islands & the Cliffs of Moher along the Wild Atlantic Way.


There are plenty of interesting place to visit on the first leg of this tour...Ailwee Caves , the Dolmen grave stones, & the coastal cliff walk from Doolin village to the top of the Cliffs of moher along the Wild Atlantic Way.

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You will be visiting (Dún Aonghasa ) stone fort on the Aran Islands, & Skye Road in Clifden , Kylemore Abbey & Gardens , Westport House & grounds, Cong village  , plus you'll get to go cycling along the shores of Galway Bay, cycling over windswept bogs & at the foothills of the rugged mountains and the raw beauty of the Connemara landscape.

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Burren  & Connemara  – Cycling Route

Galway - Doolin - Aran Islands - Clifden - Leenane - Westport - Cong - Galway

Day 1: Galway to BallyVaughan ( 50km )
Day 2: BallyVaughan to Doolin / Cliffs of Moher ( 30km )
Day 3: Aran Islands / Rossaveel to Clifden  ( 55km )
Day 4: Clifden to Cleggan / Inisbofin to Letterfrack   ( 50 km )
Day 5:  Letterfrack - Leenane - Westport  ( 69 km )
Day 6:  Westport -Tourmakeady -Cong ( 60 km )
Day 7:  Cong - Oughterard  - Galway City ( 72 km )



What's Included

  • Bicycle hire
  • Handle bar map bag
  • Cycling Helmet
  • Information pack and daily route maps.

Information Pack

Each of our package tours includes:
  • an information pack about each tour
  • a full contact list of the all the bed and breakfast accommodations for this tour
  • a printed map location of each bed and breakfast and a contact phone number
  • a daily detailed cycling route map
  • information about what there is to see & do on each days route
  • a must see & do or visit or places of interest along the daily route
  • local information for each day shop , pubs & restaurants, gift-shops

Included with the Bike

Our bikes are Marin alloy hybrid touring bikes & are perfect for long distance cycling. Each bike is equipped with:
  • mud-guards
  • alloy pannier rack
  • kick stand
  • handle bar bag
  • lock
  • cycle repair kit
  • spare tube
  • tyre leavers & allan key set



The Burren & Connemara 7 Day / Self Guided Bike Hire route ...  is €120.00 per person

Fully Equipped Hybrid Bike with Pannier bags , Handle bar bag , Cycling Helmet


Up Grade bikes available 

You can upgrade from a fully equipped ( hybrid bike ) to a fully equipped  ( Gravel Bike ) or fully equipped ( Ebike ) .

Upgrade to a fully equipped (Gravel bike) with drop handle bars for an extra €10.00 per day

Upgrade to a fully equipped ( Ebike ) for an extra €20.00 per day.


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Westside Cycles
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Monday - Saturday
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