4 days in Galway & Dublin Itinerary

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Dublin
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Galway — 2 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.
On the 25th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral and then step into the grandiose world of Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Hennigan's Heritage Centre, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, examine the collection at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, then admire the masterpieces at Galway Arts Centre, then Head underground at Aillwee Cave, and finally stroll through Cliffs of Moher.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Galway trip planner.

Birmingham, UK to Galway is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Dublin.
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Dublin — 1 night

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): wander the streets of Temple Bar.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin road trip site.

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Dublin sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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