Shannon to Galway


Tour Number

Activity Level



Other, Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
Slight incline to O'Brien's Tower at the Cliffs, that may be challenging to the less active.

Maximum travelers: 2



English (fluent)

Via The Cliffs of Moher or direct Transfer.

If you are arriving on early flight, make the most of your time, before checking into your lodgings in Galway.
Meander northwards from Shannon, to Ennis and then West to Lahinch.
Visit the famous Cliffs of Moher and Burren. Onwards to Kinvara to see a "Galway Hooker". Then onwards to Galway City, and your Hotel.

Or let me Customise this tour to accommodate any special requests.


Depart Shannon Airport and travel north towards Ennis County Clare.
Then westwards through Lahinch and on to The Cliffs of Moher.
Traditionally, we stop for a 1 hour walkabout at this Unesco Heritage Site.
Travel north through Lisdoonvarna and down Corkscrew Hill.
Onwards then through Ballyvaughan to Kinvara.
End in Galway City at your Hotel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Shannon Airport.
OR: Hotel in Shannon, Bunratty, Ennis.

End location: Hotel in Galway.
Destination outside Galway City may incur extra charge.

Duration: 6 hours

Time of start variable.
Traffic in Galway may affect later start time. But I am flexible.
You don't come to Ireland for the weather, which is described as "Temperate". "Showers with the threat of Sunshine, or, Sunshine with the threat of Showers ... and that covers everything".


Clean and tidy 2009 Toyota Avensis. Fully licenced and insured.
Larger vehicles available for up to 10 passengers. (extra charge)

What’s Included

My time as your personal tour guide/driver and assistant.
Stories and legends, as we travel via this small section of The Wild Atlantic Way.
Transfer cost from Shannon to Galway.
All road tolls and charges.

What’s Extra

Entry to The Cliffs of Moher.
Entry to other Historical Monuments and Tourist sites, where applicable.
Cost of Breakfast/Lunch, if required.
Transfer cost to Hotel outside Galway City.
Upgrade to larger vehicle.


I defer to Local Guide in Historical Monuments and Castles.

A Recent Review of this tour

James tour was terrific. I learned so much and saw a part of Ireland that was unexpected. He made special stops to accommodate my husbands desire to photograph unusual subjects. He was funny and knowledgeable, full of beans. Thank you James for an exciting and entertaining day in Ireland!
Oni Freeman

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