13 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

13 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

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Fly to Dublin, Bus to Galway
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Galway
— 3 nights
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Dublin
— 8 nights
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Galway — 3 nights

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 Poulnabrone Dolmen. You'll get in some beach time at Fanore Beach and Doughmore Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan) and Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb (in Caherconnell). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salthill Beaches.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Galway trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Galway is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect Galway to be colder, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Dublin.
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Dublin — 8 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Portmarnock Beach and Sandymount Strand. Step out of the city life by going to Ballymoney Beach and Seapoint Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Castlecomer Discovery Park (in Castlecomer), Black Abbey (in Kilkenny) and Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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