Route & dates
Ballyvaughan— 21 nights
Drive: 2 h 30 min
Killarney— 3 nights
Drive: 2 h 30 min
Nestled between the coast of Galway Bay and the hills of the Burren, the small, scenic harbor village of Ballyvaughan serves as a hub for exploring the region.Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ballyvaughan: Corofin (Burren National Park & The Farmyard), Burren National Park (Lough Avalla Farm Looped Walk, Father Ted's House, &more) and Connemara Marble Visitor's Center (in Moycullen). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Aillwee Cave, make a trip to Gleninagh Castle and Fulacht Fiadh, head outdoors with Backwest Adventures, and delve into the mystery of Poulawack Cairn.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Ballyvaughan day trip planner.
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In October, daytime highs in Ballyvaughan are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. You'll set off for Killarney on the 9th (Sat).
Things to do in Ballyvaughan
County Clare, Kinvara, Gort, Oughterard, Corofin
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, and then don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Killarney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
Traveling by car from Ballyvaughan to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Killarney, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.