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Killary Fjord

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Great scenic drive of Ireland

I would highly recommend taking a drive to Leenane, Westport and to the Kylemore Abbey. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JACQUELINE M
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CANDLER
A Compelling throwback to Oslo Bergen cross country train tour many decades removed

A fjord is yet another stunning visual expression of nature's dramatic bounty. It's essentially a... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
preglad
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New York
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“boat trip” (10 reviews)
“mussels” (8 reviews)
“sheep grazing” (2 reviews)
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Leenane, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend taking a drive to Leenane, Westport and to the Kylemore Abbey. The landscape is beautiful and the Irish people are warm and friendly. I would probably stay in Leenane on my next visit. This is a charming area,

Thank JACQUELINE M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A fjord is yet another stunning visual expression of nature's dramatic bounty. It's essentially a submerged valley between mountains where the sea has created an inland pool of sorts. Ireland's version is rare in Euro points south of Norway. The ride midway from County Mayo...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Leenane Hotel and walked the Fjord. Beautiful and such vast silence. Sheep abounded on the high road, traffic was busy on the lower road. Great hill-walking for long or short routes and stunning scenery.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This part of the Wild Atlantic Way is simply stunning. It did not matter what the weather dished out,everything was beautiful – bog peats, heather fields, wet sheep, potato scarred mountains – it was all beautiful even in the teeming rain.

Thank Kellie I
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Took the 90 minute boat tour. It was informative, enjoyable and a break from driving. It was the off season so it was particularly spacious and enjoyable for a person that enjoys solitude. The scenery is wonderful. The trip just long enough.

Thank sleepster
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This was truly a most wonderful experience. We took the cruise which was a delightful experience with delightful staff who were very helpful. We had a commentary which was excellently presented in a very informative way without being over the top. This is a must...More

1  Thank Frank2510
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stopped by Killary Fjord for lunch. Although it was windy we had a picnic at a spot overlooking the water. We saw a rainbow coming through the pass!!! Beautiful view of the shellfish traps in the water. We saw a tour boat on the...More

Thank Laurelaa
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I can't visit Ireland without stopping by Leenane and taking in this incredible sight. Who can resist the Connemara region?! The Killary Fjord is a marvel and wonderful to visit. Next time I'll probably take the boat tour. Hopefully the fresh mussel truck stand will...More

1  Thank NHjo
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I think that fact that it's Irelands only Fjord means that it's worth a visit. The sheer size of it makes skipping it on a visit to Connemara almost impossible to avoid

Thank Awareofthevoid
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Ideal for Nature Lover, hikers & photo addict ... The Killary Fjord is stunning ... Get in touch with the local tourist Information they do have maps of the walks & hike around de Fjord... Peace of heaven in the heart of Connemara

Thank Claire Mélanie M
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