6 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

6 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

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6 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Westport
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Connemara National Park and Feeny's Equestrian Centre. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Hillwalk Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, don't miss a visit to Quay Street, and head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Galway travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Shannon Airport. October in Galway sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Feeneys Riding Stables ©
Feeneys Riding Stables

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 18th (Tue), grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, then appreciate the history behind Great Famine National Monument, and then ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, hike along Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails, and then head outdoors with Atlantic Drive on Achill Island.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Westport vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 7°C.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Castlebar, National Famine Monument
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Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

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