10 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

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Galway
— 3 nights
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Westport
— 3 nights
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Inishmore
— 1 night

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Ashford Castle. Visit Salthill Promenade and Royal Abbey of Cong for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, gain a rich perspective with Hillwalk Tours, make a trip to Galway's Latin Quarter, and admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral.

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Digby, Canada to Galway is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 4 hours. When traveling from Digby in October, plan for little chillier days in Galway, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Westport.

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life and Belleek Castle Museum. Visit Ceide Fields and Ballintubber Abbey for their historical value. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, take in the exciting artwork at The Quay Gallery, and cruise along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Westport driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Westport, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Inishmore.

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, delve into the distant past at Dun Eoghanachta, then get to know the fascinating history of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), then explore the ancient world of Dun Eochla, and finally contemplate the long history of Dun Aonghasa.

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Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Westport to Inishmore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Inishmore, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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