Route & dates
4 days in County Clare Itinerary
Fly + Drive: 8h
Ballyvaughan— 2 nights
Drive + Fly: 8h
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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.Get out of town with these interesting Ballyvaughan side-trips: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Dromoland Castle (in Newmarket-on-Fergus). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Aillwee Cave, stop by Burren Perfumery, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and take a pleasant ride with Mountain View Horse Riding Centre.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ballyvaughan trip planner.
London, UK to Ballyvaughan is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October in Ballyvaughan, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Ballyvaughan
Lahinch Seaworld and Leisure Centre, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Mountain View Horse Riding Centre, Dromoland Castle, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre