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Walking & Cycling in Connemara

Make Unforgettable Memories along the Wild Atlantic Way in beautiful Connemara..

Explore the unique and breathtaking landscape of Connemara, the most distinctive region of Ireland situated on the very edge of Europe and one of the most beautiful, unspoilt places in the world. Bound by its dramatic mountain scenery and the coastal formations of the Atlantic Ocean, Connemara is a traveller’s haven – a true place of discovery and tranquillity. The light of the sun and the changing seasons constantly alter the mood and tone of the landscape – a truly unique experience.

Connemara has long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland. The natural terrain and majestic environment offer visitors a wonderland of sights, experiences, adventure and activities. The people are warm, friendly and extend a hospitality which is the essence of Ireland.

Home to some of Ireland’s most well known and popular mountains for walking and hiking, such as Mweelrea, the Maumturks and the 12 Bens (to name a few), Connemara is the ultimate destination for hiking and walking.

The Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s world-famous coastal route that spans 2500km through 7 Irish counties, meanders straight through the resort, uniting the counties of Mayo and Galway. It acts as a spectacular cycle route through the mountains and valleys of South Mayo and Galway and is complemented by the awe-inspiring views of Killary Harbour and the Atlantic Ocean, making it a popular location for cyclists and hill walkers alike.

Walking in Connemara

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Unbeatable Facilities

Located right at the base of Mweelrea, the highest mountain in Connaught, Delphi Resort is the ideal base for the discerning walker, with the Twelve Bens and the Maumturk Mountains visible from the resort, while Kylemore Abbey, Roundstone, Sheeffry Hills and Connemara National Park are all nearby.

Visitors to the resort can choose from easy strolls around the resorts forest and mountain trails or along quiet roads and paths. Delphi is also the ideal destination for the avid hiker with some of the best Hillwalking and Climbing in Europe.

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Guided Tours

From easy or moderate to more adventurous hillwalking and climbing, our guides who have many years experience of walking and living in the area will act as enthusiastic and informed leaders to your introduction to the landscape and its people.

Independent Tours

If you merely wish to use Delphi Resort as a base, our friendly and informative staff will be happy to offer route descriptions, maps, arrange luggage transport and drop off/collection services.



For more information contact our Reservation Team, Email: info@delphiresort.com or Call +353 (0)95 42208

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