Route & dates
Galway— 3 nights
Tue, Apr 11 - Fri, Apr 14
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.You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Abbey of Cong and Quin Abbey. Get outdoors at Dromoland Castle and Belleek Castle Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Loughwell Farm Park (in Moycullen), Aughnanure Castle (in Oughterard) and Coole Park Nature Reserve (in Gort). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, experience rural life at Killary Sheep Farm, and examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum.
To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway trip itinerary planning app.
If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In April, daytime highs in Galway are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Galway
Michael Davitt Museum, Quin Abbey, Joyce Country Sheepdogs, Royal Abbey of Cong, Loughwell Farm Park
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