6 days in Galway, County Cork & Dublin Itinerary

6 days in Galway, County Cork & Dublin Itinerary

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6 days in Galway, County Cork & Dublin Itinerary

Boston
Fly:  12​h
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Blarney
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
Boston

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): cruise along Wild Atlantic Way and then make a trip to Eyre Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Galway travel itinerary creator.

Boston, USA to Galway is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Boston in July, with highs in Galway at 66°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Blarney.

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Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours ©
Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

1
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Blarney

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Blarney Stone and then step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Blarney itinerary maker.

You can drive from Galway to Blarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Blarney are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Blarney

Historic Sites

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Blarney Stone
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Blarney Stone ©
Blarney Stone

3
days
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.
Dublin is known for sightseeing, museums, breweries, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin vacation builder.

You can drive from Blarney to Dublin in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St. Stephen's Green ©
St. Stephen's Green

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