Glenveagh National Park and Gaeltacht Private Tour

Uncover the culture of Ireland within the Donegal Gaeltacht, where the Irish language flourishes. Immerse yourself in the region’s distinctive linguistic and heritage set against the breathtaking backdrop of stunning mountains and traditional communities.

All Donegal Gaeltacht tour itineraries are custom built to suit the interests of the tourist, their location and timeframe available. The following is a suggestion of some of the attractions to include while on a day trip of An Gaeltacht, Contae Dún na nGall.

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Errigal Mountain, Gweedore

Errigal Mountain

Errigal Mountain, standing majestically in the Derryveagh Mountains is Donegal’s highest peak. Its distinctive quartzite cone dominates the landscape, drawing hikers and climbers seeking panoramic views of the surrounding glens and lakes. With its rugged beauty and mythical allure, Errigal encapsulates the untamed spirit of the Irish highlands, making it a must-visit for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Bloody Foreland, Co. Donegal

Bloody Foreland

The Bloody Foreland, or Cnoc Fola in Irish, is a striking headland in northwest Donegal marked by its vivid reddish hues. This wild and windswept coastal area offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and offshore islands, Árainn Mór, Gabhla & Tory Island. Steeped in Gaelic legend and folklore, Bloody Foreland is a dramatic and captivating destination that showcases the rugged beauty of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

Glenveagh Castle Drawing room

Glenveagh National Park & Castle

Entrance fee not included | Subject to seasonal opening hours Glenveagh National Park, is a pristine wilderness known for its diverse flora and roaming wildlife. At its heart stands Glenveagh Castle, an elegant 19th-century mansion surrounded by manicured gardens. Visitors can explore the park’s hiking trails and delve into the rich history of the castle, making it a haven for both nature enthusiasts and history buffs.

The Poisoned Glen & Dunlewey Church

The Poisoned Glen

The Poisoned Glen at the foot of Errigal Mountain in County Donegal, is a mystical glacial valley shrouded in myth and beauty. Nearby stands Dunlewey Church, a hauntingly romantic ruin on the shores of Dunlewey Lough. Some locals affectionately refer to it as Donegal’s Taj Mahal, a nod to its architectural grandeur and the captivating love story that surrounds this Irish gem.

Magheroarty Pier, Co Donegal

Magheroarty View

Magheroarty unfolds as a coastal gem, treating visitors to panoramic vistas of Inishboffin, Tory Island, and Horn Head. Stretched on the rugged Irish shores, it’s a front-row seat to nature’s masterpiece. Watch the distant allure of the Gaeltacht islands Inishboffin and Tory, and the regal silhouette of Horn Head merging in a captivating symphony of land and sea.

Crolly Distillery, Co. Donegal

Crolly Distillery

Entrance fee not included | Subject to seasonal opening hours Embark on a sensory journey at Crolly Distillery, delving into the craft of Irish whiskey production. Guided by experts, witness the meticulous process from grain to glass, blending tradition with modern artistry. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the distillery, explore the oak-laden barrel rooms, and savor the distinct flavors in a curated tasting experience.