7 days in Cong & Galway Itinerary

7 days in Cong & Galway Itinerary

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Cong
— 1 night
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Galway
— 4 nights

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Cong

— 1 night
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. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Eagles Flying, take in the exciting artwork 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 see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cong itinerary app.

Galway to Cong is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cong can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Cong

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Galway

— 4 nights

City of the Tribes

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 Burren Birds of Prey Centre will thrill your kids. When in Galway, make a side trip to see Aillwee Cave in Ballyvaughan, approximately Ballyvaughan away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, stroll through Salthill Beaches, make a trip to Quay Street, and browse the range of quality goods at OMG Zhivago.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Galway trip site.

Getting from Cong to Galway by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. August in Galway sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 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 · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 24: