Wild Atlantic Way Food Tours
Escape from the hustle and bustle of City life and come with us on a food exploration tour through Connemara.
Experience the sounds, sights and tastes of Connemara as we guide you through one of the most natural and picturesque regions of Ireland.
Taking the Wild Atlantic Way out of Galway, we will first visit The Connemara Abalone Farm and sample produce from this most unique of shellfish in addition to other maritime delights that Cindy and her team farm off the rugged Atlantic coast. Heading into the heart of the “Gaeltacht” our next port of call will be Coyne’s Bar were we will be given a warm welcome, and served a fantastic array of local foods, all this with stunning views of Kilkerrin Bay.
Making our way deeper into Connemara our next stop will be one of the most prestigious castles in the West, Ballinahinch. As we take in the views overlooking its famous salmon fishery, set on a majestic river. with a backdrop of the beautiful 12 Bens Mountain range. We will sample some finger licking local crab paired with a glass of wine.
As we head East our journey will take us to Oughterard on the shores of Lough Corrib and to a stunning cottage converted into the cozy Power’s Thatch pub, where you will get to sample some award winning Air Dried meats from McGeough’s Butchers along with some delicious locally brewed beers that pair just beautifully.
Heading back to the city, our final stop on this unique food exploration tour, will be to Potin Micil distillery on the Galway Bay Promenade. Potin is one of the oldest alcohols made in Ireland. We will have the opportunity to meet the young fourth generation distiller who will explain to us the art of making the first legal Poitin and you will get to experience just how tasty it is in a cocktail. A taste of Connemara and it’s locals that will stay with you forever!
Departures: Running 2 days a week, Tuesday and Friday at 9.30am
Group Sizes: min 12 / max 35 per tour
Included in Price: 5 stops with food and drink
Times: Flexible / Pre Booking Only
Duration: 7-8 hours