7 days in Cong & Galway Itinerary

7 days in Cong & Galway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cong
— 1 night
2
Galway
— 4 nights

1
night
Cong

Cong ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Eagles Flying. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, and finally relax in the rural setting at Graune Pet Farm & Play Centre. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Flying, look for gifts at The Hungry Monk Art and Craft Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Abbey of Cong, then step into the grandiose world of Ashford Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Cong Heritage Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cong visit planner.

Galway to Cong is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. August in Cong sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Cong

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Michael Davitt Museum, Graune Pet Farm & Play Centre, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Eagles Flying, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Eagles Flying ©
Eagles Flying
Graune Pet Farm & Play Centre ©
Graune Pet Farm & Play Centre
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life ©
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Salthill Promenade will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Ballyvaughan (Burren Birds of Prey Centre & Aillwee Cave). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, listen to music at OMG Zhivago, don't miss a visit to Quay Street, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Galway trip planning site.

Getting from Cong to Galway by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August in Galway, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Corcomroe Abbey
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park