6 days in Blarney, Western Ireland & Dublin Itinerary

6 days in Blarney, Western Ireland & Dublin Itinerary

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6 days in Blarney, Western Ireland & Dublin Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Blarney
— 1 night
2
Galway
— 2 nights
3
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Bristol

1
night
Blarney

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Blarney Castle & Gardens has been added to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Blarney day trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Blarney is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May in Blarney, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Blarney

Historic Sites
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden as well as Cliffs of Moher. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salthill Beaches.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway day trip planning app .

Drive from Blarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Cliffs of Moher
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Galway Bay ©
Galway Bay

2
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 26th (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Spire and then don't miss a visit to Merrion Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, then stroll around St Stephens Green, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Michan's Church.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dublin road trip planning website .

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Dublin, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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