6 days in Cong & Galway Itinerary

6 days in Cong & Galway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Connacht Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

6 days in Cong & Galway Itinerary

Start: Galway
Drive:  45​min
1
Cong
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Galway
— 3 nights
End: Galway

2
nights
Cong

Cong ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, then step into the grandiose world of Ashford Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Abbey of Cong.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cong trip itinerary planner.

Galway to Cong is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Cong

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Michael Davitt Museum, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Burren National Park (in Corofin), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, make a trip to Quay Street, walk around Eyre Square, and admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway travel route planning website .

You can drive from Cong to Galway in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Galway, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burren National Park, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Aillwee Cave
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Similar Plans

8 days in Galway & Clifden BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND April, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Galway BY A USER FROM IRELAND February, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Galway BY A USER FROM IRELAND February, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Galway BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Galway BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Galway BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND August, kids, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Galway BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Galway BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Galway BY A USER FROM IRELAND April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Galway BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans