10 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

10 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland sightseeing planner

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Dublin
— 2 nights
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Dublin
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 5 nights

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Dublin

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then stop by Sheridans, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Fallon & Byrne. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Irishtown Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, then view the masterpieces at Gallery of Photography, and finally take a stroll through O'Connell Street.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dublin trip maker.

Galway to Dublin is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife
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Dublin

— 2 nights

Fair City

Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take a stroll through Grafton Street, then wander the streets of Temple Bar, and then contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Seapoint Beach, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin day trip site.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
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Galway

— 5 nights

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Relax by the water at Lahinch Beach and Fanore Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Corcomroe Abbey. Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Burren Perfumery (in Carran), Sceal Eile Books (in Ennis) and Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher, look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, explore the historical opulence of Belleek Castle Museum, and examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Galway trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Galway sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

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