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The Highlands of Donegal
Hotels and Guesthouses with ensuite facilities on twin-sharing basis.
Donegal is a place apart from the rest of Ireland, in many ways closer to Scotland than to Dublin. It has some of our most dramatic scenery, a particular music tradition, a distinctive accent and a friendly welcome.
Tour Highlights: - Slieve League - Glenveagh National Park - Fanad Peninsula - Yeats` Country
DAY 1 (Saturday) Arrival Meeting in the centre of Sligo with the tour guide and the rest of the group for briefing and get-together dinner.
DAY 2 (Sunday) Slieve League to Glencolumbkille Take a morning coach transfer to the fishing town of Killybegs and, from there, head past the towering sea cliffs at Slieve League and on to the village of Glencolumbkille.
DAY 3 (Monday) Dungloe and the Rosses Leave the Glen and head into an Irish outback of blanket bogs and spectacular isolated beaches, finally arriving in the town of Dungloe on the edge of the Rosses.
DAY 4 (Tuesday) Glenveagh National Park The route bisects Mount Errigal and Glenveagh National Park, leading to the village of Dunfanaghy, a perfect haven in which to rest.
DAY 5 (Wednesday) Rest Day - Dunfanaghy The hotel overlooks Portnablagh Beach and dunes where you can swim, swing a golf club or take a change of saddle to gallop down the beach.
DAY 6 (Thursday) Fanad Peninsula Head east onto the Fanad Peninsula and the picturesque town of Rathmelton.
DAY 7 (Friday) Yeats` Country Take a coach transfer in the morning before cycling back on the quiet roads of `Yeats Country`, the birthplace of the famous poet, W.B. Yeats. Visit Lough Gill and Lough Melvin to Sligo.
DAY 8 (Saturday) Departure The tour finishes with a final breakfast together.
Included in your Cycling Tour: • 7 nights accommodation based on 2 adults sharing in hotels and guesthouses with ensuite facilities • 7 Full Irish Breakfasts • TREK 721 hybrid bike, with 21-speed gears, carrier, mudguards and front pannier bag • Detailed maps, route directions and historical details • Experienced Guide in support van • Luggage Transfers