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.
Ashford Castle and Galway Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb (in Caherconnell), The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House (in Westport) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). There's much more to do: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ballintubber Abbey.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Galway visit planning tool.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

County Clare, Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House, Ashford Castle, Ballintubber Abbey
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen