Mayo Tour Itinerary 2018-11-27T13:53:12-05:00

County Mayo Tour Itinerary


“Welcome to Ireland!”

Arrive at Shannon Airport and travel through scenic areas of Clare, Galway, and Mayo to Hotel

  • Arrive at hotel and check in


  • Jet Lag Recovery Day


  • Relax at Spa or explore the tidy town of Westport right outside the front door of the hotel


  • The Four Star Hotel, located in the Ireland Tidy Town of Westport, County Mayo, provides a convenient, centralized location for exploring County Mayo and walking the quaint, charming streets of Westport, recently voted by the Irish people themselves, as one of the best places to live in Ireland.


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  • 6-7 Happy Hour at the Hotel


  • Welcome Orientation with Hot Buffet Meal and Irish Traditional Music and Dance Entertainment


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” A Quiet Man Day!”

  • Quiet Man Tour, Cong, County Mayo, 9-4.


  • Explore the magic of “The Quiet Man” country and walk in the footsteps off movie legends John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara; as you visit such places as Cong village and Ashford Castle. Inhale the beauty of this spectacular part of Mayo and Connemara.


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  • Enjoy authentic Irish traditional music session in local pub




“An Ancient Ireland Day!”

  • Achill Island, Céide Fields, Historic Farm, Turf Cutting Tour, Ballycastle-Belderrig,  County Mayo, 9-4


  • Go back in time some 5000 years to where Ireland’s first settlers came ashore, see where these first people set down roots when you visit the “Ceide Fields” interpretive centre.  Explore an historic farm and enjoy cutting  your own turf; fuel that has sustained Ireland over many centuries.

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  • Irish Genealogy Talk


  • Enjoy authentic Irish traditional music session in local pub



  • “A Free Day!”


  • Free Day for guests to design, choose, and do their own activities.  A Leisure day to enjoy the food music and craic of Westport and its environs, with the options of a day trip and shopping in Dublin.


  • Individual tours may be scheduled through the hotel concierge.  Reserve Spa appointments directly with the Spa




  • 7-11 Group Dinner, Irish Music Entertainment, and Dancing




“An Ireland Military History Appreciation Day!”

  • Irish Rebellions and WWII Actions, Ballycastle-Killala, County Mayo, 9-4.


  • For those who have worn the uniform, hear about the military history of this part of Mayo, from 1798 to its part in the battle of the North Atlantic and the part played in the liberation of Europe in WWII.




  • Happy Hour


  • Enjoy authentic Irish traditional music session in local pub




“A Mayo Day!”

  • Country Life Museum and Foxford Woollen Mills Tour, Castlebar-Foxford, County Mayo, 9-4.


  •  Visit the Country House Museum at Castlebar, where you can view exhibits and artifacts of Ireland from pre-famine times to the mid twentieth century.  Trace how peoples lives were lived and changed  over those 100yrs and explore the museums beautiful grounds.


  • Visit Foxford Woollen Mills.


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  • Enjoy authentic Irish traditional music session in local pub


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“A Bunratty Day”

Travel to Bunratty, County Clare for last night in Ireland

Tour Bunratty Castle and Folk Park


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Check-in to Shannon Airport hotel for overnight stay and rest before returning home the next day

“Departure Day”

Departure for most from Shannon Airport to return home.


1. Breakfast included, 7-10 AM; Lunch and Dinner are optional and on own except Sunday welcome dinner, and Wednesday and Friday dinners.

2. Individual tours may be scheduled through hotel concierge for any day.

3. Reserve Spa appointments directly with Spa.

4. Tour Itinerary subject to change as circumstances dictate.