Castles Day tour of the West


Spend the day exploring the rich history and architectural wonders of the West of Ireland. This tour focuses on iconic castles, each with a unique story dating back centuries.


Dunguaire Castle:

Discover the heart of Ireland’s literary revival at Dunguaire Castle. Built in 1520 by the O’Hynes clan on the picturesque shores of Galway Bay, this restored 16th-century tower house played a significant role in the early 20th-century literary revival.

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park:

Explore the most complete and authentic castle in Ireland, Bunratty Castle. The site, originally a Viking trading camp in 970, has seen the construction of four castles, with the present structure being the last. Immerse yourself in the medieval atmosphere and the adjacent Folk Park.

King John’s Castle:

Bringing over 800 years of local history to life, King John’s Castle is a must-visit in Limerick City. The castle, with a turbulent history dating back to Viking times, has witnessed numerous sieges, battles, and triumphs. Dive into the fascinating stories of this historic stronghold.

This Celtic Chauffeur tour promises a day filled with medieval tales, architectural marvels, and a journey through the centuries of Ireland’s history. Book your seat and let us guide you through the enchanting world of West of Ireland castles.