5 days in Galway Itinerary

5 days in Galway Itinerary

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Galway
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Galway

— 4 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.
Get some historical perspective at Belleek Castle Museum and Royal Abbey of Cong. Get some cultural insight at Thomond Park Stadium and Michael Davitt Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Renvyle Beach (in Renvyle), Joyce Country Sheepdogs (in Shanafaraghaun) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ballintubber Abbey, enjoy the sand and surf at Dog's Bay Beach, and look for gifts at Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway trip maker tool.

If you are flying in from Uruguay, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In January in Galway, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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