Connemara and County Mayo Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Connemara and County Mayo - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Augustine Abbey

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Cong is surrounded by many stone circles and burial mounds, but its most notable ruins are those of the Augustine Abbey, overlooking...

Ballycastle

  • Town/Village

Anywhere else in Ireland this tiny one-street village would be unremarkable, but out on this wild windswept coast, its brightly painted...

Beach Road

  • Trail/Path

A 2-km (1-mile) walk from the town center (follow signs from the Alcock & Brown Hotel for the Harbour) along the Beach Road is the...

Clare Island

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Clew Bay is said to have 365 islands, one for every day of the year. The biggest and most interesting to visit is Clare Island, at the...

Clifden Castle

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Clifden Castle was built above the town in 1815 by John D'Arcy, the town's founder and High Sheriff of Galway, who wished to establish...

Connemara National Park

  • Trail/Path

The 5,000-acre Connemara National Park lies southeast of the village of Letterfrack. Its visitor center covers the area's history and...

Croagh Patrick

  • Mountain–Sight

Look out as you travel north for the great bulk of 2,500-foot-high Croagh Patrick; its size and conical shape make it one of the West's...

Céide Fields

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

One of Europe's most significant megalithic sites, the fields consist of rows and patterns of stones that have been preserved under a...

Doolough Valley

  • Scenic Drive/Tour

You have two options for traveling onward from Leenane to Westport. The first is to take the direct route on N59. The second is to detour...

Downpatrick Head

  • Beach–Sight

On a clear day you can see the dramatic sea stack at Downpatrick Head in the distance from the Céide Fields Visitor Centre. It is worth...

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