Dunguaire Castle

Dunguaire Castle, also known as Dun Guaire Castle, is a stunning tower house located on the southeastern shore of Galway Bay in County Galway, Ireland. It is one of the most photographed castles in Ireland, and for good reason.

Built in the 16th century, the castle served as a defensive stronghold for the Hynes clan, who ruled the area at the time. The castle was strategically located on the edge of the sea, giving it a clear view of any approaching enemies.

Today, Dunguaire Castle is a popular tourist attraction, attracting visitors from all over the world who are drawn to its rich history and breathtaking views. Visitors can take a guided tour of the castle and learn about the castle’s history and the people who lived there.

The castle has been beautifully restored and visitors can experience the grandeur of the medieval times with its high ceilings, intricate carvings, and beautiful tapestries. It also offers stunning views of the sea and the surrounding countryside.

Dunguaire Castle is also famous for hosting medieval banquets, where visitors can experience a traditional medieval feast complete with entertainment such as music, storytelling, and juggling.

If you’re planning a trip to Ireland, be sure to include Dunguaire Castle on your itinerary. Connemara Chauffeurs, a private driver service, offers tours to this stunning castle and other nearby attractions. As always, we are committed to leaving no trace, and we encourage all our guests to respect the environment and take care not to leave any negative impact on the beautiful natural surroundings.

Polnabrone Dolmen - Tour of The Burren

Poulnabrone Portal Tomb

Poulnabrone is a well-preserved portal tomb in the Burren, Ireland, dating back over 6000 years and is well worth a visit. Let Connemara Chauffeurs take you theere.

Corcomroe Abbey

The History of sites Like Corcomroe Abbey is just simply stunning as it gives a feeling of awe at the ability to stroll around a building that is over 820 years old!

Caherconnel Stone Fort

Caherconnell Stone Fort is situated in the heart of the Burren and is a well-preserved example of a stone ringfort and dates from the early 10th to the mid-12th century.

Enquire About Visiting Dunguaire Castle With Connemara Chauffeurs

More than just a Connemara Chauffeur Service

Rest assured that all our drivers are fully insured and licensed by the National Transport Authority of Ireland. All drivers have years of SPSV experience and have a thorough knowledge of routes and roads so that you can concentrate on more pressing matters.

Wild Atlantic Way

What is the Wild Atlantic Way? It is a 2500km (approximately 1500 miles) of a coastal route along Irelands West Coast, taking in fantastic scenic drives, cultural and heritage sites and much much more. Click here for more information on Irelands Wild Atlantic Way.

Irelands Hidden Heartlands

Irelands Hidden Heartland is exactly as it sounds – hidden gems from the heart of Ireland. With so many great attractions around Irelands coastline, north, south, east and west, one can be forgiven for not giving the attention that this region of Ireland deserves. Click Here for more information on Irelands Hidden Heartlands

Irelands Ancient East

When we Irelands Ancient East we really mean ancient where some are sites are older than the Pyramids! Ireland is steeped in history and you can experience it all on Irelands East coast. Click here for more information on Irelands Ancient East