Mystical Ireland: Achill Island, Cong and Westport

Mystical Ireland: Achill Island, Cong and Westport

Guided Journeys to Sacred Sites: Cong, Westport and Achill Island | $825 USD per tour | For up to 3 people | 10 hours

Ireland is known as the island of saints and scholars, however, Celtic spirituality goes much deeper than that as you will discover. On this journey to the sacred sites of Ireland, you will. . .

You will visit Cong, home to Gaelic high Kings the reputed location of the mythical Battle of Moytura, the original origin myth of how Ireland was first populated

Wander around the quaint village of Cong, the location for the movie The Quiet Man

Visit Ballintubber Abbey, the starting point for the ancient Tochar Phadraig, and follow in the footsteps of Saint Patrick
Or you delve into Ireland’s folklore and folklife tradition at the Museum of Country Life.

Visit the picturesque town Westport and see dramatic views of The Reek ( Ireland’s Holy Mountain).

Discover Achill Island and visit Keem Beach, the location for the Banshees of Inisherin

View the Highest Cliffs in Ireland, Croaghaun mountain

Wander amidst the ruins of the Deserted Famine Village and discover more about this sorrowful time in Ireland’s past


Depart Galway City 9. 00am

Explore Cong Abbey and the idyllic village of Cong, Co. Mayo. The location for the John Ford film, The Quiet Man, and the setting beautiful grounds of Ashford Castle.

Explore the Museum of Country Life and discover what life was like in Ireland. Or visit Ballintubber Abbey

Lunch in the beautiful town of Westport

View Ireland’s holy mountain, Croagh Patrick and discover how Patrick came to Ireland, escaped, and why this mountain is so special in his mission to convert the Irish to Christianity.

Visit the location of the Togher Padraig and view the Boheh Stone dating to 5, 800BC and discover the secrets it holds.

Arrive on Achill Island and view the awesome Cliffs

Explore the Deserted Famine Village. Delve into over 5, 000 years of history and the assisted migration scheme that operated here in the 19th century.

Visit Keem Beach, the location for the movie, The Banshee of Inisherin.

Visit, Dugort the location of the infamous Achill Mission, and discover what a souper was


Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

Duration: 10 hours

This is a full day tour out of Galway City and minor roads. Journey times can vary


Luxury 5 seater sedan with AC


  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets


35 Euro – Please bring rain gear and comfortable shoes


  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks


No restrictions

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