10 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

10 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 2 nights
2
Dublin
— 2 nights
3
Galway
— 5 nights

2
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. Get some cultural insight at Saint Patrick's Cathedral and Gallery of Photography. The adventure continues: stop by Sheridans, identify plant and animal life at Irishtown Nature Reserve, shop like a local with O'Connell Street, and buy something for everyone on your list at Fallon & Byrne.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Galway to Dublin is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In March in Dublin, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

2
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
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
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology ©
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

5
nights
Galway

Galway ©
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 Belleek Castle Museum. Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Sceal Eile Books (in Ennis), Burren Perfumery (in Carran) and Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cliffs of Moher, look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, and enjoy the music at OMG Zhivago.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Galway trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Galway are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Lahinch, Ballina, Sceal Eile Books, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Doughmore Bay
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Burren Perfumery ©
Burren Perfumery
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher