10 days in Galway & County Donegal Itinerary

10 days in Galway & County Donegal Itinerary

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10 days in Galway & County Donegal Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly + bus:  19​h 45​min
1
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Carrick
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Letterkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Moville
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Huntsville

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). Spend the 20th (Tue) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours, don't miss a visit to Eyre Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Galway visit app .

Huntsville, USA to Galway is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Huntsville to Galway due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Huntsville in March, with highs in Galway at 47°F and lows at 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Carrick.

Things to do in Galway

#Parks, #Nature, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Burren National Park
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

1
night
Carrick

Carrick ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Glencolmcille Folk Village and then explore the striking landscape at Slieve League.

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Traveling by car from Galway to Carrick takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Carrick when traveling from Galway in March, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Letterkenny.

Things to do in Carrick

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glencolmcille Folk Village
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glencolmcille Folk Village ©
Glencolmcille Folk Village

2
nights
Letterkenny

Letterkenny ©
As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): hike along Mount Errigal, step into the grandiose world of Glenveagh Castle, and then make a trip to Newmills Corn and Flax Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Cluain na dTor Seaside Nursery & Gardens, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horn Head, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marble Hill Strand.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Letterkenny road trip website .

Traveling by car from Carrick to Letterkenny takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Moville.

Things to do in Letterkenny

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Dunfanaghy, Cluain na dTor Seaside Nursery & Gardens
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Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal
Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Horn Head ©
Horn Head

1
night
Moville

Moville ©
Moville is a coastal town located on the Inishowen Peninsula of County Donegal, Ireland, close to the northern tip of the island of Ireland. On the 25th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Culdaff Beach, then cruise along Kinnagoe Bay, and then take in the pleasant sights at Moville Shore Path Walk, Inishowen. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Five Fingers Strand.

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Getting from Letterkenny to Moville by car takes about an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Moville can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moville

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Clonmany, Five Fingers Strand, Culdaff Beach, Kinnagoe Bay
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Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre
Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Kinnagoe Bay ©
Kinnagoe Bay

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