9 days in County Fermanagh & Western Ireland Itinerary

9 days in County Fermanagh & Western Ireland Itinerary

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
— Few hours
2
Westport, Ireland
— 4 nights
3
Clifden, Ireland
— 1 night
4
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom

Enniskillen
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. On the 7th (Fri), get outside with Magho Cliffs.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Enniskillen trip planner.

Manchester to Enniskillen is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Manchester in August: highs in Enniskillen hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Westport.

Things to do in Enniskillen

Outdoors

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Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Lost Valley and The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Great Western Greenway and Westport House. Get out of town with these interesting Westport side-trips: Silver Strand (in Louisburgh) and Keem Bay (in Dooagh). And it doesn't end there: explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, look for gifts at Parade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Murrisk Abbey, and head outdoors with Atlantic Drive on Achill Island.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Westport holiday maker app.

You can drive from Enniskillen to Westport in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Enniskillen in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Westport, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Clifden.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Louisburgh, Murrisk Abbey, Parade, Keem Bay
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Keem Bay
Keem Bay

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Clifden, Ireland

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
On the 12th (Wed), kick back and relax at Dog's Bay Beach, stroll through Lettergesh Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Clifden trip planner.

You can drive from Westport to Clifden in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Lettergesh Beach, Dog's Bay Beach
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Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach

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Galway, Ireland

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Wild Atlantic Way and Salthill Beaches. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Salthill Promenade and Quay Street. Change things up with a short trip to Dungaire Castle in Kinvara (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, hike along The Wormhole, stroll around Eyre Square, and steep yourself in history at Tyrone House.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Galway road trip app.

Drive from Clifden to Galway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Galway are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Wormhole, Tyrone House, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Dungaire Castle
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
Dungaire Castle ©
Dungaire Castle