15 days in County Mayo Itinerary

15 days in County Mayo Itinerary

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Castlebar
— 5 nights
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Ballycastle
— 3 nights
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Silver Strand
— 2 nights
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Achill Island
— 2 nights

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Castlebar

Castlebar ©
Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Westport House and The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ashford Castle and Royal Abbey of Cong. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Castlebar: Westport (Atlantic Drive on Achill Island & Derryaun Crafts), Newport (Newport Church & Parade) and Cong (The Cong Heritage Trail, Ryan's Food Emporium, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Drummindoo Stud, and grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Castlebar trip itinerary builder tool.

Sacramento, USA to Castlebar is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Sacramento in July, expect nights in Castlebar to be a bit cooler, around 51°F, while days are colder, around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ballycastle.

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Ballycastle

Ballycastle ©
Ceide Fields and Killala Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Cross Beach Loop Walk and Carrowmore Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ballycastle: Belmullet (Carne Golf Links & Lunasa Crafts) and Ballina (Belleek Castle Museum & Rosserk Friary).

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ballycastle travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Castlebar to Ballycastle takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Silver Strand.

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Historic Site
Ceide Fields
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Silver Strand

Silver Strand ©
On the 23rd (Mon), relax in the rural setting at Glen Keen Farm & Visitor Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Croagh Patrick. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Mulranny Strand, take in the spiritual surroundings of Murrisk Abbey, and then identify plant and animal life at The Lost Valley.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Silver Strand trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Ballycastle to Silver Strand takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Silver Strand when traveling from Ballycastle in July, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Achill Island.

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Must see
The Lost Valley
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Mountain
Croagh Patrick
4.7

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Achill Island

Achill Island
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the activities along Keem Bay. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Keel Beach, then delve into the distant past at Deserted Village, then look for gifts at Alt na Croi Pottery, and finally view the masterpieces at Ronan Halpin Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Achill Island vacation planner.

Drive from Silver Strand to Achill Island in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Keem Bay
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Keel Beach
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Deserted Village
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