4 days in Ennis, Bunratty & Galway Itinerary

4 days in Ennis, Bunratty & Galway Itinerary

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4 days in Ennis, Bunratty & Galway Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Ennis
— 1 day
train:  30​min
2
Bunratty
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Dublin

1
day
Ennis

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. On the 23rd (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ennis trip maker website .

Dublin to Ennis is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Ennis sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Bunratty.

Things to do in Ennis

Nature Parks

Side Trip

The Burren
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The Burren ©
The Burren

2
nights
Bunratty

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at The Donkey Sanctuary and then step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): walk around Celtic Park and Gardens, head outdoors with Dromoland Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Knappogue Castle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bunratty journey maker website .

Bunratty is just a short distance from Ennis. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dromoland Castle, Celtic Park and Gardens, Knappogue Castle, The Donkey Sanctuary
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Dromoland Castle ©
Dromoland Castle
Knappogue Castle ©
Knappogue Castle

1
night
Galway

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.
On the 26th (Tue), stroll through Eyre Square, get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Galway vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bunratty to Galway takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Galway sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

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