Sacred Sites Tour

The Land of Saints & Scholars

Ireland is well known as the land of saints and scholars and consequently our landscape is full of sacred sites and "thin places" from holy wells and standing stones to monastic abbeys.  Our day tour, starting from Westport, will visit some of the most important spiritual and archaeologically significant sites in our sacred heritage.

 

Routes may vary from time to time - however Mayo has a huge selection of sacred sites of relevance.

Next available Date


TBC




Price per person


Price per person €37.50 Includes Tranport from Westport




Highlights


15th Century Abbey Early Christian sites on the Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Round tower & "Sheela na gig" of Aghagower Harry Clarke Stained glass windows Holy Wells & Round Tower




Duration


Lunch is not provided but we will make provision for a lunch to be purchased from a local cafe or supplier during the tour A full day (collection 10.30am, return approx 4pm All our tours work with local providers, we kindly ask that lunch is purchased during the tour to meet our sustainability policy





Robert Lloyd Praeger, who walked over all of Ireland "with reverent feet", he said, eschewing motor transport "stopping often, watching closely, listening carefully".

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