Route & dates
Galway— 4 nights
Thu, Aug 3 - Mon, Aug 7
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.Your inner history buff will appreciate Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Ashford Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Cliffs of Moher and Burren National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park (in Liscannor), King John's Castle (in Limerick) and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, don't miss a visit to Sky Rd, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches.
To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway trip planner.
If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. August in Galway sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Galway
Liscannor, Burren National Park, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, King John's Castle, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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