Duration: 5 hours (approximately)
Cost: €30 p/p
Availability: Please contact us for availability +353 71 9173454
Hotel Collections available between 9.00am – 10.00am
Our guided small group Sligo Day Tour operates all year round and explores the well know, and not so well known, landmarks stretched across Ireland’s most beautiful county. This tour starts in Sligo town and visits:
Strandhill – This beautiful seaside village in the shadow of Knocknarea Mountain and Queen Meaves Cairn is a surfing mecca, buzzing with coffee shops, ice cream parlors and surf schools. We’ll stop long enough to enjoy a coffee and learn about the local history and folklore.
Carrowmore Tombs* – This is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country’s oldest, with monuments ranging from five thousand to five thousand eight hundred years old. Archaeologists have recorded over 60 tombs of which 30 are visible. A restored cottage houses an exhibition relating to the site. Access to the tombs may be difficult for people with disabilities. Visitors are advised to wear shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain. Admission is included in tour price. *Open April to October.
Rosses Point – Famous for it’s never ending sandy beaches, unique light houses and spectacular sea views. No visit to Sligo would be complete without experiencing the captivating beauty of Rosses Point.
Mullaghmore – A truly amazing location with a stunning Atlantic Coastal Road, fishing harbour, sheltered beach and home to Classiebawn Castle the former home to Lord Louis Mountbatten. Panoramic views of the Darty Mountain Range provide the perfect backdrop as we delve deep into Ireland’s troubled history.
Gleniff Horseshoe Valley – This mystical and mysterious valley stretches deep into the Darty Mountain range and home to the highest cave in Ireland. It’s majestic landscape is brimming with folklore and home to one of Ireland’s most tragic love stories.
Drumcliff – Home to the ruins of an ancient monastery founded by St.Columcille and the Drumcliff High Cross, this unique location is also the final resting place of the Poet & Nobel Prize Winner William Butler Yeats.
Glencar Lake & Waterfalls – This beautiful and secluded valley framed by Kings Mountain to the North and Cope’s Mountain to the south is home to two amazing waterfalls, one of which is the tallest in Ireland. The remains of an ancient Irish “Crannog” still exists in the shallows of the lake. A relaxing way to finish our day before returning to Sligo town.
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