12 days in Doolin & Galway Itinerary

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Doolin
— 5 nights
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Galway
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Doolin — 5 nights

A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Ballyvaughan (Bishop's Quarter, Aillwee Cave, &more) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). Spend the 5th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, and steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In May in Doolin, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Galway.
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Galway — 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore), Ireland's School of Falconry (in Cong) and Killary Sheep Farm (in Leenane). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, make a trip to Eyre Square, explore the activities along Galway Bay, and get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum.

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Drive from Doolin to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F.
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