Ontario House B & B Galway
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Attractions in County Galway.

Intro

Cliffs of Moher

Drive through the village of Oranmore where the view of Galway Bay unfolds, next is on to Clarenbridge, home of the famous September Oyster Festival. Turns right at Kilcolgan on to the small fishing village of Kinvara. Your first stop will be at Dunguaire Castle, a 16th Century tower house which holds mediaeval banquets during the summer months. Next view a 12th Century Cistercian Abbey of Corcomroe and then on to Ballyvaughn. You can stop at the famous Aillwee caves where you can have the choice of visiting the caves or enjoying tea and scones in the cafeteria before moving on to the centre of the Burren.

Dunguaire Castle

Located in Kinvarra, County Galway, this 16th Century castle hosts Medieval banquets during the summer months. It was built in the 16th. century but is said to be on the site of the 7th. century stronghold of Dunguaire, one of the Kings of Connaught.

Burren Walk

A gentle guided walk up into the Burren mountains. See and view the unique flora, fauna and beautiful  landscape not found anywhere else in Europe.

Aillwee Caves

One of the oldest caves in Ireland which has many beautiful decorated caverns. Its 3,400 feet of passages lead into the heart of the mountain, spectacularly lighted and features an underground river and waterfall as well as some impressive stalagtites and stalagmites.  Checkout their website:  //www.aillweecave.ie

Aran Islands The Aran Islands are richly unique. Landscapes of Limestone rock, a stretch of cliffs facing the moods of the Atlantic, Large bolders, rock formations, and unusally clean beaches. It is also a place steeped in emmense cultural heritage and history. The Islands themselves are an outdoor museum of artifacts of religous and cultural importance.   Checkout their website:  www.aranislands.ie

Connnemara

Connemara Heritage Centre

Award winning heritage centre located 5 miles from Clifden Town, the capital of Connemara. It offers a unique insight into the history and heritage of this most beautiful part of the West of Ireland. Offers fine reconstructions of early settlement in the area including a crannóg, a ring fort and a clochaun. Audio visual presentations in English, Irish, German & French. Tea room serving teas etc.

Checkout their website:    http://www.connemaraheritage.com/

Connemara National Park

Situated in the West of Ireland in County Galway, Connemara National Park covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. Some of the Park's mountains, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, are part of the famous Twelve Bens or Beanna Beola range. Connemara National Park was established and opened to the public in 1980.

http://www.connemaranationalpark.ie/

Galway Tour Company

The Galway Tour Company offer creative, fun and informative day tours to the most popular sites such as the Cliffs of Moher in The Burren, Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, but also travel to lesser known beautiful locations such as Cong village and Lisdoonvarna and Kilfenora. Based in Galway City they operate tours to protected landscapes and ecologically sensitive areas. http://www.galwaytourcompany.com/

Kylemore Abbey Visitor Centre

Kylemore Abbey, known as Ireland's most romantic Castle is located in Connemara, Co. Galway and is the most visited attraction in the West of Ireland. The Abbey is situated beside an idyllic Lake and is backed by steep mountains providing a postcard perfect view. Originally built in 1867 as a romantic gift, Kylemore Abbey and the surrounding mountains and lakes are steeped in history including engineering initiatives, model farms, tragedy, royal visits, gambling debts, a hideaway during Ireland's troubled history as well as excellence in education. <br><br> Home to the Benedictine Nuns since 1920, much of the Kylemore estate has been restored to its former glory and is open to visitors all year. Visitors can also browse in the Craft shop and retail centre, viewing our unique Kylemore Abbey Pottery as it is produced in our Pottery Studio or relax over coffee in the Restaurant whilst sampling the freshly home-cooked delights.

http://www.kylemoreabbeytourism.ie/

Lough Corrib

The larget lake in the West of Ireland that is renowned for brown salmon fishing.

Quiet Man Cottage

Replica of Quiet Man Cottage- Similar to the cottage used in the film The Quiet Man starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara.

Inagh Valley

An area of scenic and unsurpassed beauty that divides up the Twelve Pins mountains with the magical Inagh lake in the middle.

Maam Valley

A photographers haven and paradise

Killary Fjord

Ireland's only fjord where the mussel fish are farmed. Also optional guided walk along the fjord.

Leenane

Nestled in amongst the Mweelrea mts and Mammturk mountains where the film 'The Field' was filmed starring Richard Harris.

Within 90 minutes

Westport, Shannon Airport, Limerick, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

News / Upcoming Events

07Feb
2017
Posted by: John.

The St Patricks Festival from March  17 2017

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07Feb
2017
Posted by: John.

July 11-16 2017. The Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland’s leading film festival, is a six-day international event, held every July and welcomes a diversity of films from around the world. The Fleadh is very much a filmmaker’s festival and attracts directors, actors, cinematographers and artists of all generations and cultural backgrounds, who present their work before their peers.

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07Feb
2017
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3-4 June 2017

The ‘Carlsberg Salthill National Fives’ annual tournament, it has become a highly anticipated date in Galway’s soccer calendar and sees a great mix of Galway natives, visitors and friends gather to enjoy this great footballing festival.
more info:www.salthilldevon.ie

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07Feb
2017
Posted by: John.

July 17-30th 2017. One of Europe's most  vibrant & colorful events. A truly international celebration of the performing and visual arts which takes place in and around Galway City each July.

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