10 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Clifden
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  1​h 45​min
2
Inishmore
— 1 night
Ferry + Taxi:  2​h
3
Cong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ballina
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Drumcliff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Tulsk
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Mexico City

1
night
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, then look for gifts at Cottage Handcrafts, then step into the grandiose world of Clifden Castle, and finally look for gifts at O`Dalaigh Jewellers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Renvyle Beach, browse the different shops at Hehirs Of Clifden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dog's Bay Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Alcock and Brown Landing Site.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Clifden route planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to Clifden is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Mexico City to Clifden, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Renvyle Beach, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Dog's Bay Beach, Cottage Handcrafts
Highlights from your plan
O`Dalaigh Jewellers ©
O`Dalaigh Jewellers
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach

1
night
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 5th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, delve into the distant past at Dun Eochla, then delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, then delve into the distant past at O'Brien's Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Caomhan’s Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Inishmore travel site .

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Clifden to Inishmore in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cong.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Inisheer
Highlights from your plan
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
O'Brien's Castle ©
O'Brien's Castle

2
nights
Cong

Cong ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Galway Cathedral, look for gifts at Standun, stop by Connemara Celtic Crystal, then steep yourself in history at Aughnanure Castle, then steep yourself in history at Monk's Fishing House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Abbey of Cong. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, then kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cong vacation builder tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Cong takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ballina.

Things to do in Cong

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Galway, Standun, Connemara Celtic Crystal Visitor Centre, Aughnanure Castle
Highlights from your plan
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Monk's Fishing House ©
Monk's Fishing House

1
night
Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, get engrossed in the history at Hennigan's Heritage Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Muredach's Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Jackie Clarke Collection, then step into the grandiose world of Belleek Castle Museum, and finally make a trip to Moyne Abbey.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ballina online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Cong to Ballina in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Drumcliff.

Things to do in Ballina

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Michael Davitt Museum, Moyne Abbey, Hennigan's Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
St. Muredach's Cathedral ©
St. Muredach's Cathedral

1
night
Drumcliff

Drumcliff ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Yeats's Grave, make a trip to Mullaghmore Coast, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sligo Abbey, then stroll the grounds of Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Drumcliffe Church.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Drumcliff route tool .

Drive from Ballina to Drumcliff in 1.5 hours. November in Drumcliff sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tulsk.

Things to do in Drumcliff

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sligo, Mullaghmore Coast
Highlights from your plan
Drumcliffe Church ©
Drumcliffe Church
Mullaghmore Coast ©
Mullaghmore Coast
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery ©
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

1
night
Tulsk

Tulsk ©
Tulsk is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Rathcroghan Royal Site, steep yourself in history at Elphin Windmill, then examine the collection at Strokestown Park & National Famine Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Roscommon Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tulsk online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Drumcliff to Tulsk in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Drumcliff in November since evenings lows in Tulsk dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tulsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Roscommon, Strokestown Park & National Famine Museum, Elphin Windmill
Highlights from your plan
Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre ©
Sacred Heart Church ©
Sacred Heart Church
Roscommon Castle ©
Roscommon Castle

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