8 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

8 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Galway
— 2 nights
2
Dublin
— 4 nights

2
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.
Visiting Cliffs of Moher and Burren National Park will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Lahinch Beach and Spanish Point Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Fanore Beach (in Fanore) and Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb (in Caherconnell). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches and look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway sightseeing planner.

Tampa, USA to Galway is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In November, Galway is cooler than Tampa - with highs of 47°F and lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Cliffs of Moher, Fanore Beach, Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, Lahinch Beach, Burren National Park
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach

4
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Portmarnock Beach and Sandymount Strand. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Grafton Street and Cleo Knitwear. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stop by Sheridans, enjoy the sand and surf at Seapoint Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip app.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Portmarnock Beach
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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