Route & dates
Galway— 2 nights
Thu, Aug 3 - Sat, Aug 5
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.Get outdoors at Wild Atlantic Way and Salthill Beaches. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Quay Street, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eyre Square, admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade.
To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Galway journey builder tool.
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In August in Galway, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Galway
Burren National Park, Aillwee Cave
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
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