13 days in Connemara Itinerary

13 days in Connemara Itinerary

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13 days in Connemara Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Oughterard
— 6 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Recess
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Clifden
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Seattle

6
nights
Oughterard

Oughterard ©
Oughterard is a small town on the banks of the Owenriff River close to the western shore of Lough Corrib in County Galway, Ireland. Explore Oughterard's surroundings by going to Castlebar (National Museum of Ireland - Country Life & Mayo Memorial Peace Park), The Wormhole (in Inishmore) and Cong (Monk's Fishing House, Pigeon Hole Cave, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Glengowla Mines, tee off at Oughterard Golf Club, look for all kinds of wild species at Curraghduff Farm, and admire the striking features of Rosserk Friary.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oughterard trip builder tool .

Seattle, USA to Oughterard is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to Oughterard due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get slightly colder in Oughterard: highs are around 63°F and lows about 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Recess.

Things to do in Oughterard

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cong, Moycullen, Ballina, Castlebar, Brigit's Garden & Cafe
Highlights from your plan
Glengowla Mines ©
Glengowla Mines
Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle

2
nights
Recess

Recess ©
Recess is a village in County Galway, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, admire the verdant scenery at Doolough Valley, and then stroll through The Lost Valley.

For reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Recess holiday builder tool .

Recess is very close to Oughterard. July in Recess sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 51°F at night. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Clifden.

Things to do in Recess

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Ashford Castle, The Lost Valley, Doolough Valley
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Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle

3
nights
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Clifden is known for historic sites, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Sky Rd, steep yourself in history at Alcock and Brown Landing Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dog's Bay Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Clifden Castle.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Clifden trip itinerary website .

Clifden is very close to Recess. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Clifden

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Dog's Bay Beach
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Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd
Clifden Castle ©
Clifden Castle