3 days in Galway Itinerary

3 days in Galway Itinerary

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— 2 nights


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.
Quin Abbey and Riverside Walk will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Joyce Country Sheepdogs and Michael Davitt Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Fanore Beach (in Fanore), Spiddal Craft & Design Studios (in Spiddal) and Loughwell Farm Park (in Moycullen). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Hennigan's Heritage Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Coole Park Nature Reserve, contemplate the long history of Monk's Fishing House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ballintubber Abbey.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Galway trip itinerary app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Gort, Fanore Beach, Spiddal Craft & Design Studios, Joyce Country Sheepdogs, Quin Abbey
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Joyce Country Sheepdogs ©
Joyce Country Sheepdogs
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Hennigan's Heritage Centre ©
Hennigan's Heritage Centre