13 days in Dublin, Galway & Belfast Itinerary

13 days in Dublin, Galway & Belfast Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

— 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. July in Dublin sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Galway, Ireland

— 6 nights

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 out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Bunratty (Shannon Heritage & Bunratty Castle & Folk Park), The Burren Smokehouse, (in Lisdoonvarna) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Scattery Island, stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, make a trip to Kilkee Cliff Walk, and get a dose of the wild on Ireland's School of Falconry.

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Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Get out of town with these interesting Belfast side-trips: East Strand (in Portrush), Causeway Coastal Route (in Ballintoy) and Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, take a memorable drive along Coast Rd, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol.

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You can drive from Galway to Belfast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Tours

Side Trips