7 days in Galway, Dingle Peninsula & Kinsale Itinerary

7 days in Galway, Dingle Peninsula & Kinsale Itinerary

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Galway
— 2 nights
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Dingle
— 2 nights
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Kinsale
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Galway

Galway ©

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.
Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Scattery Island (in Kilrush), Royal Thai Massage Ennis (in Ennis) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, don't miss a visit to Quay Street, admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Galway is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Galway is 8 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, things will get a bit cooler in Galway: highs are around 61°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): cruise along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Dingle sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

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Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for gifts at Kinsale Silver, steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, and then learn about all things military at Irish Veterans Museum.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kinsale online tour builder.

You can drive from Dingle to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Kinsale sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
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Kinsale Silver ©
Kinsale Silver
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Irish Veterans Museum ©
Irish Veterans Museum

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