4 days in Galway & Doolin Itinerary

4 days in Galway & Doolin Itinerary

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4 days in Galway & Doolin Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Doolin
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: London

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 17th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Galway's Latin Quarter.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Galway trip itinerary tool .

London, UK to Galway is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In August, Galway is slightly colder than London - with highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Salthill Promenade ©
Salthill Promenade

2
nights
Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, Head underground at Aillwee Cave, and then identify plant and animal life at Burren Birds of Prey Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher and then Head underground at Doolin Cave.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Doolin tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Galway to Doolin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Doolin can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Cliffs of Moher, Burren National Park
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

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