4 days in Shannon & Galway Itinerary

4 days in Shannon & Galway Itinerary

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4 days in Shannon & Galway Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Shannon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Galway
— Few hours
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Shannon

Shannon ©
Shannon or Shannon Town, named after the river near which it stands, is a town in County Clare, Ireland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Dromoland Castle, see the interesting displays at Atlantic Air Adventures, and then get engrossed in the history at Craggaunowen.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Shannon trip planning site .

Manchester, UK to Shannon is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Shannon

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Quin Abbey, Dromoland Castle, Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Craggaunowen
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
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Atlantic Air Adventures ©
Atlantic Air Adventures
Foynes Flying Boat Museum ©
Foynes Flying Boat Museum
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

few
hours
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 7th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Galway sightseeing planner .

Drive from Shannon to Galway in an hour. In May in Galway, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:
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Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church ©
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church
Galway Bay ©
Galway Bay

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