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Galway— 1 night
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.Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): cruise along Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Galway Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay, appreciate the history behind Galway City Museum, then snap pictures at The Spanish Arch, then make a trip to Quay Street, and finally don't miss a visit to Eyre Square.
For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Galway online travel route builder .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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