9 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

9 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

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Dublin
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Galway
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bru na Boinne and Kilkenny Handwrought Silver. For shopping fun, head to Olde Shillelagh Stick Maker or Glasrai Goodies. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Kilkenny Castle (in Kilkenny) and Jerpoint Glass Studio (in Stoneyford). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, take a stroll through Temple Bar, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and look for gifts at DesignYard.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin driving holiday planning tool.

Montreal, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Glasrai Goodies, Olde Shillelagh Stick Maker, Bru na Boinne
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Burren Perfumery and O`Dalaigh Jewellers. Head to Hazel Mountain Chocolates and The Burren Smokehouse,for some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Cottage Handcrafts (in Moyard), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Irish Crafts - Doolin (in Doolin). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, stop by Hehirs Of Clifden, enjoy some music at OMG Zhivago, and expand your horizons at Connemara Blue.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Clifden, Cottage Handcrafts, Hazel Mountain Chocolates, Burren Perfumery, The Burren Smokehouse,
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren Perfumery ©
Burren Perfumery
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre

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