Donegal Gaeltacht Private Tour

'Step On' Tour Guide

Irish (or Gaeilge) is the first language of the people in the Donegal Gaeltacht and the Irish cultural traditions are safeguarded. Learn a cúpla focail (a few words) of Irish on board this Gaeltacht tour and have fun practicing with the locals throughout the day.

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, Co. Donegal.

Mount Errigal, Co. Donegal

Mount Errigal & Dunlewey

Mount Errigal in the Derryveagh Mountains is the tallest peak in County Donegal. Its quartzite stone often glows pink in the setting sun. The small Gaeltacht village of Dunlewey sits at the foot of Mount Errigal.

Bloody Foreland, Co. Donegal

Bloody Foreland

The north-west corner of county Donegal gets its name from the intense red hue of the rocks by sunset. It is also a perfect viewing point for the Donegal islands Árainn Mór, Gabhla, Tory Island as well as Horn Head.

Glenveagh Castle and National Park, Co. Donegal

Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh, in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains, is the second largest national park in Ireland and home to the largest herd of red deer in the country. Glenveagh Castle, a 19th century mansion, sits on the edge of Lough Veagh. A guided castle tour is highly recommended on your Donegal tour.

Leo's Tavern, Co. Donegal

Leo’s Tavern

Leo’s Tavern is situated in the village of Meenaleck in Co. Donegal. It is a popular tourist destination as it is the family home of world famous musicians Enya, Clannad and Moya Brennan. Owner Bartley Brennan is usually on hand to tell the story of his famous family.

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