Wild Wonderful West 7 Days - Westport Woods Hotel
Westport is a town in County Mayo in Ireland, at the south-east corner of Clew Bay. Westport is a popular tourist destination and scores highly for quality of life.The most notable feature of this town plan is the tree-lined boulevard, the Mall, built on the Carrowbeg River. This little town with its picturesque views is the perfect place from which to explore.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Full Day - Galway City en-route to resort
Galway City is a picturesque and lively port city, one of the main centres of trade in Ireland's west. /nThe spectacular Spanish Arch is named after the Spanish traders who used to dock in this part of the city. /nThe Latin Quarter is home to several musums (entry fees may apply) and remnants of the city walls. /n
Day 3 - Full Day - Connemara incl Fjord Cruise & Abbey tour.
Killary Fjord is the only fjord in Ireland, offering dramatic scenery, especially from the water./nWe take a cruise (included in tour cost) from Killary harbour./nExpert commentary reveals the important sights and the history of the landscape./nThe Benedictine Abbey of Kylemore (entrance included) is home to a community of nuns./nWe are guided on our visit as we explore the gothic church and walled gardens./nThe nearby lake shore is a scenic delight./n
Day 4 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.
Day 5 - Full Day - Achill Island
We follow the Atlantic Coast on guided tour (included in tour cost) to Achill Island, along the shores of Clew Bay./nAlongside Achill Sound is the castle of the Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley./nAmong other sights we also visit the beautifully haunting abandoned village of Slievemore./n
Day 6 - Return Travel
Day 7 - Return Travel
To Be Advised
The 4 star Westport Woods Hotel and Apa is set in seven acres of beautiful tranquil woodland and is just steps from Clew Bay. All guestrooms are en-suite and include LCD TVs, free WiFi and tea & coffee making facilities. The hotel also features an indoor pool and steam room.