4 days in Inishmore & Galway Itinerary

4 days in Inishmore & Galway Itinerary

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4 days in Inishmore & Galway Itinerary

Start: Galway
taxi + ferry:  2​h
1
Inishmore
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h
2
Galway
— 1 night
End: Galway

2
nights
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through The Worm Hole (Poll na bPeist) and then stop by Aran Sweater Market. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, then delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, and finally explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Inishmore trip itinerary app .

Galway to Inishmore is an approximately 2-hour combination of taxi and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inishmore

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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Aran Sweater Market ©
Aran Sweater Market

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours and then explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Galway Cathedral, then make a trip to Quay Street, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Galway trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Galway takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Galway are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

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Side Trip

Burren National Park
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

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