At the Park House Hotel we are surrounded by the culture and heritage of Galway city and the great natural beauty of the West of Ireland and Connaught - the Wild Atlantic Way. A great way to get your bearings is to take and open top bus tour of Galway city, tickets are valid for 24 hours and you can hop on and hop off as often as you wish. The tour takes in the city centre, National University of Ireland, Salthill Promenade, Claddagh and gives a great overview of the city. A guided walking tour gives you a local perspective on the history and heritage of Gaway while also getting great advise on the best places to explore. Whether your passion is for local history or whiskey tasting, we are happy to arrange the best tour guide for you. There is a great selection of exceptional day tours running from Galway city to Connemara, Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and the Aran Islands. You can book tickets at the hotel reception and you will be collected from the hotel on the morning of the tour by the tour guide.
The islands are home to some of the oldest archaeological remains in Ireland such as Dún Aengus on Inishmór and Dún Chonchuir on Inishmaan. The two most popular tour of the islands are of Inishmór or Inisheer & Cliffs of Moher.• Aran Islands & Cliffs of Moher
Inisheer (the smallest Aran Island), guided cruise along the foot of the Cliffs of Moher, 1 hour at the top of the Cliffs of Moher, Doolin, Wild Atlantic Way, Corkscrew Hill, the Baby Cliffs at Ballyreen, the Burren
Aran Islands - Inis Mór
A coach will take you from Galway city to Rossaveal Harbour where you will board the fast ferry to Inis Mór. A local guide will take you on a tour of the island - Kilronan Harbour, Dun Aonghus fort and cliffs, Seven Churches, seal colony, Bungowla & more.
Burren & Cliffs of Moher
You will be collected at the hotel and taken by coach to the Cliffs of Moher - Ireland’s number 1 tourist attaction. The journey takes you along the Wild Atlantic Way through Ballyvaughan, Doolin, Kinvara and the stark and rugged beauty of the Burren.
Connemara & Cong
You will be collected at the hotel and taken by coach along coastal roads winding around the small bays and coves of the Wild Atlantic Way to the beautiful village of Cong and the scenic Kylemore Abbey and Garndens. Returning to Galway through the interior landscape of rusty bogs, lonely valleys and black lakes, overlooked by the Twelve Bens, Mweelrea and Maamturk mountains. The view is ever-changing with rolling clouds reflected beautifully on the barren stony mountains and mirror-like lakes.
Other tours of interest:
Are Arann Islands Scenic Flights
Executive Helicopters Scenic Flights
Whiskey Tasting Walking Tour
Corrib Princess - guided cruise of River Corrib & Lake