8 days in Galway Itinerary

8 days in Galway Itinerary

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— 7 nights


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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Galway Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Cliffs of Moher and The Burren. Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Cong (Royal Abbey of Cong, Pigeon Hole Cave, &more), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Doolin Cave (in Doolin). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, stroll through Drummindoo Stud, explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, and explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Galway tour itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cong, County Clare, Ballyvaughan, Westport, Belleek Castle Museum
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden