Route & dates
Galway— 3 nights
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.Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Royal Abbey of Cong and Kayaking & Canoeing. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: National Museum of Ireland - Country Life (in Castlebar), Lough Key Forest and Activity Park (in Boyle) and Arigna Mining Experience (in Roscommon). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, make a trip to Croagh Patrick, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.
To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway travel itinerary planner.
If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. September in Galway sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Galway
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Royal Abbey of Cong, Croagh Patrick, Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, Burren National Park
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