4 days in County Galway & Doolin Itinerary

4 days in County Galway & Doolin Itinerary

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Gort
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Doolin
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Inisheer
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Galway
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Gort

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Dungaire Castle and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burren National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gort online attractions planner.

Dublin to Gort is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Gort are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Gort

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Doolin

— 1 night
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, stop by The Burren Smokehouse,, take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lahinch Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Doolin road trip planner.

Drive from Gort to Doolin in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Doolin are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inisheer.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Inisheer

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Inishere Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Plassey Wreck, then explore the ancient world of St. Caomhan’s Church, and finally delve into the distant past at O'Brien's Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Inisheer tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Doolin to Inisheer. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inisheer

Historic Sites

Galway

— 1 night

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 13th (Thu), head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, then don't miss a visit to Quay Street, and then walk around Eyre Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inisheer to Galway. In August in Galway, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks
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County Galway travel guide

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Landmarks · Nightlife · Gardens
County Galway sits in the middle of the country on the western coast. With its lively eponymous city, small traditional Irish villages, and stunning countryside, it offers a varied landscape and culture. Galway City exudes energy as a university town, with pubs on every corner and events and festivals happening year-round. The county has successfully kept the Irish language alive with about 30,000-40,000 Irish speakers, of whom nearly 24,000 are native Irish speakers. Venture outside of the main city to the Aran Islands to discover an Ireland lost in time.