3 days in Achill Island & Westport Itinerary

3 days in Achill Island & Westport Itinerary

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Achill Island
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Achill Island

Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Achill Island trip app.

Dublin to Achill Island is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Achill Island

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Achill Island

— 1 day
On the 26th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones, explore the activities along Keem Bay, and then stroll through Keel Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Achill Island trip itinerary maker website.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Westport

— 2 nights
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle, head outdoors with Ireland's School of Falconry, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick’s Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Westport House, then get in on the family fun at The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House, then grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, and finally look for gifts at Parade.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Westport trip planning site.

You can drive from Achill Island to Westport in an hour. August in Westport sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Westport

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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