Route & dates
Galway— 3 nights
Mon, Jan 14 - Thu, Jan 17
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.Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Cliffs of Moher and Silver Strand. Venture out of the city with trips to White Strand Beach (in Miltown Malbay), Cong (The Cong Heritage Trail & Pigeon Hole Cave) and Carran Medieval Church (in Carran). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Lost Valley and take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey.
For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Galway tour itinerary planner.
In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Galway
Cong, Louisburgh, Corcomroe Abbey, White Strand Beach, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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