7 days in Aran Islands Itinerary

7 days in Aran Islands Itinerary

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7 days in Aran Islands Itinerary

Start: Bologna
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
— 4 nights
Travel:  2​h 30​min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Bologna


Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Inishmore is known for historic sites, trails, outdoors, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Dun Aonghasa, trek along The Worm Hole (Poll na bPeist), stop by Aran Sweater Market, and explore the ancient world of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inishmore road trip planning tool .

Bologna, Italy to Inishmore is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bologna to Inishmore due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bologna in August, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Inishmore: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 14°C at night. On the 14th (Tue), you're off toInisheer.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach


Inisheer ©
On the 14th (Tue), delve into the distant past at O'Brien's Castle, make a trip to Plassey Wreck, then visit a coastal fixture at Inishere Lighthouse, and finally explore the ancient world of St. Caomhan’s Church.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Inisheer journey planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Inishmore to Inisheer. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 16th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Inisheer

Historic Sites
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O'Brien's Castle ©
O'Brien's Castle