9 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

9 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

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9 days in Dublin & Galway Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
2
Galway
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Montreal

3
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kilkenny Castle and Trinity College Dublin will appeal to history buffs. Head to Olde Shillelagh Stick Maker and Kilkenny Handwrought Silverfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Bru na Boinne (in Donore), Glasrai Goodies (in Gowran) and Jerpoint Glass Studio (in Stoneyford). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Phoenix Park, stop by DESIGNYARD, and steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boucherville, Canada to Dublin. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Bru na Boinne, Olde Shillelagh Stick Maker, Glasrai Goodies
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
nights
Galway

Galway ©
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.
For shopping fun, head to O`Dalaigh Jewellers or Connemara Blue. Step off the beaten path and head to Cottage Handcrafts and Burren Perfumery. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Burren Smokehouse Visitor Centre (in Lisdoonvarna), Hazel Mountain Chocolates (in Bell Harbour), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Clifden (Hehirs Of Clifden & Lowry's Sweater & Gift Shop) and Irish Crafts (in Doolin). It doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park and stop by OMG @ Zhivago.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip generator.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Clifden, Hazel Mountain Chocolates, The Burren Smokehouse,, Burren Perfumery, Cottage Handcrafts
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Cottage Handcrafts ©
Cottage Handcrafts

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