Top 10 things best experienced by bike in Connemara, Ireland BikeTours.comMay 15, 2016May 17, 2016 Featured Destination, Tour Operator Corner No Comments Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest1 From cycling the quaint country roads to smelling the sea air to befriending the locals, these experiences will send you head over heels for Ireland. We at BikeTours.com work with local operator Connemara Adventure Tours to offer you these great cycling tours in this region. Blog written by Chloe Bolger of Connemara Adventure Tours. 1. Being able to cycle along the Killary Fjord and have a shoal of dolphins follow you. 2. Picking wildflowers from the side of the road. From the wild gorse bush to the beautiful colors of the Connemara heather, the flowers are abundant and beautiful. 3. Stopping as many times as you want and as many places as you want to take photos, all while learning interesting facts about the area and local history. 4. An impromptu stop for a bowl of mussels from the side of the road, caught fresh that day, overlooking the Killary Fjord! 5. The smell of the sea air and wild nature. The smell newly cut grass and the smell of rain. 6. The sounds that will surround you: the lark in the air, the waves of the sea, the bleating of lambs, the call of the pheasant, the greetings of hello as you pass someone walking on the side of the road. 7. The experience of Ireland, the land of a 1000 welcomes, with all the characters along the way. Meet a friendly farmer who will stop to to ask “How are you?”. As you travel off the beaten track you will become immersed into the culture and experience the “Cead Mile Failte”. 8. Engaging with the wildlife whether you’re taking photos of Connemara ponies in the fields or avoiding the lambs and sheep on the road. 9. Walking barefoot on the sand of Glasilaun beach, the most beautiful beach along the Atlantic coast and the last stop before America. 10. Cycling along the small coastal backroads of Connemara where the only traffic you will experience is the local farmers herd, sheep & lambs. Share this:PinterestFacebookLinkedInRedditGooglePrintTwitter Related posts: Donegal dubbed “The Coolest” by National Geographic Operator profile: Ireland by Bike shows off the Emerald Isle Leisurely and affordable bike tours in Burgundy Top 25 Bike Tours of 2016 Connemara, europe, ireland, travel inspiration ← Different cycling styles, same tour: How to travel with differences Four fabulous getaways for your next girls’ trip → Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.