10 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

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Galway
— 2 nights
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Sligo
— 2 nights
3
Westport
— 2 nights
4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre and JT Equestrian. Explore hidden gems such as Feeneys Riding Stables and My Shop... Granny Likes It. There's much more to do: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, explore the activities along Galway Bay, and make a trip to Eyre Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Galway trip planner.

Portland, USA to Galway is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Portland in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Galway: highs are around 47°F and lows about 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
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Lesson / Workshop
JT Equestrian
4.6
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Must see
Wild Atlantic Way
4.9

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Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Glencar Waterfall, kick back and relax at Strandhill Beach, and then take in the awesome beauty at Knocknarea. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Benbulben, then contemplate the waterfront views at Glencar Lake, and then look for gifts at Michael Quirke - Wood Carver.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sligo vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Galway to Sligo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Galway in March since evenings lows in Sligo dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Mountain
Knocknarea
4.8
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Mountain
Benbulben
4.8
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Water Body
Glencar Lake
4.7

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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.
On the 30th (Thu), stroll through The Great Western Greenway, then don't miss a visit to Saint Mary's Well, and then head outdoors with Atlantic Drive on Achill Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with Croagh Patrick Stables.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Westport trip app.

You can drive from Sligo to Westport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sligo in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 35°F in Westport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Horseback Riding Tour
Croagh Patrick Stables
4.8

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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 1st (Sat), trek along The Wormhole, then kick back and relax at Kilmurvey Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inishmore online route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Westport to Inishmore in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
The Wormhole
4.7

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