13 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

13 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland route planner

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Fly to Dublin, Bus to Galway
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Galway
— 3 nights
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Dublin
— 8 nights
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Galway

— 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb. You'll get in some beach time at Fanore Beach and Doughmore Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan), Lahinch Beach (in Lahinch) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches and steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Galway trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Galway is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect Galway to be colder, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Dublin

— 8 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Portmarnock Beach and Sandymount Strand. Step out of the city life by going to Ballymoney Beach and Seapoint Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown), Black Abbey (in Kilkenny) and Castlecomer Discovery Park (in Castlecomer). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

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You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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