Connemara and County Mayo Travel Guide

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Plan Your Connemara and County Mayo Vacation

This most distinct area of Ireland has always been one of contrasts—ancient history, sacred and savage; culture and literature, illuminating and unique; yesteryear and today, all in one memorable package. While the bustling town of Westport has assumed the identity of the ultrahip destination of a younger, newer, more confident Ireland, the surrounding countryside still provides endless fodder for the "rugged and rural" Irish stereotype.

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Connemara and County Mayo Hotels

Accommodation in the area tends to the traditional; outside Westport there are few indoor pools and gyms: instead there are... read more

Restaurants

Connemara and County Mayo Restaurants

Pubs and informal hotel restaurants are the main places to eat in this sparsely populated rural area. The only places with... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Connemara and County Mayo

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Connemara and County Mayo Experiences

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