8 days in County Galway Itinerary

8 days in County Galway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Galway trip itinerary planner

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Clifden
— 1 night
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Inishmore
— 1 night
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Inisheer
— 1 night
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Galway
— 4 nights

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Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Joyce Country Sheepdogs and then look for gifts at Cottage Handcrafts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): experience rural life at Killary Sheep Farm, then admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Sky Rd.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Clifden day trip planning app.

Dublin to Clifden is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd
Joyce Country Sheepdogs ©
Joyce Country Sheepdogs

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Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, steep yourself in history at Dun Aonghasa, then stop by Lia Arann, then explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, and finally make a trip to Teampall Chiarain.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inishmore road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Clifden to Inishmore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Inishmore can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Inisheer.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Teampall Bhean'in ©
Teampall Bhean'in

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Inisheer

Inisheer
On the 14th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Inishere Lighthouse, then make a trip to Plassey Wreck, then delve into the distant past at St. Caomhan’s Church, and finally delve into the distant past at O'Brien's Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inisheer trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inishmore to Inisheer. In April, daytime highs in Inisheer are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inisheer

Historic Sites

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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.
Galway is known for nightlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, explore the world behind art at Galway Arts Centre, explore the activities along Galway Bay, and get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inisheer to Galway. In April in Galway, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral