32 days in County Mayo Itinerary

32 days in County Mayo Itinerary

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32 days in County Mayo Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Cong
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Achill Island
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mulranny
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ballina
— 10 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Dublin

5
nights
Cong

Cong ©
Popular historic sites such as The Lost Valley and Royal Abbey of Cong are in your itinerary. Visiting The Cong Heritage Trail and Clonbur/Cong Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cong: Silver Strand (in Louisburgh) and Claremorris (Moore Hall, Pots of Fun, & more).

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cong online trip maker .

Dublin to Cong is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. February in Cong sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Cong

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Claremorris, Louisburgh, Ballinrobe Races
Highlights from your plan
The Cong Heritage Trail ©
The Cong Heritage Trail
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle

8
nights
Achill Island

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lavelle's Golden Strand Caravan & Camping Park and Keel Beach. Sli Grainne Mhaol and Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Achill Island: Newport (Burrishoole Abbey & Rockfleet / Carraigahowley Castle). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Keem Bay, stop by Alt na Croi Pottery, stroll through Woodland Faerie Trail, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Achill Island trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Cong to Achill Island takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Mulranny.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Newport
Highlights from your plan
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Keel Beach ©
Keel Beach
Deserted Village ©
Deserted Village

8
nights
Mulranny

Mulranny ©
Get outdoors at Cross Beach Loop Walk and Ceathru Thaidhg. Popular historic sites such as Murrisk Abbey and Cross Abbey are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Bangor Trail (in Bangor Erris), Belmullet (Gateway Leisure, Erris Head Loop Walk, & more) and National Famine Monument (in Murrisk).

To find photos and tourist information, use the Mulranny vacation planner .

Mulranny is just a short distance from Achill Island. In March, daytime highs in Mulranny are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Ballina.

Things to do in Mulranny

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Belmullet, Louisburgh, County Mayo, Murrisk, Killadoon Standing Stone
Highlights from your plan
Mulranny Strand ©
Mulranny Strand
Croagh Patrick ©
Croagh Patrick
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk

10
nights
Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
We've included these beaches for you: Carrowmore Beach and Ross Beach. Visiting The Great Western Greenway and Belleek Castle Museum will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ballina: Westport (Westport Golf Club, Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park, & more), Newport (St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Newport Church, & more) and Kiltimagh Pet Farm and Wildlife Park (in Kiltimagh). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Rosserk Friary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tir Saile, contemplate the long history of Moyne Abbey, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Ballina trip planner .

You can drive from Mulranny to Ballina in 1.5 hours. March in Ballina sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ballina

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Westport, Newport, Killala, Foxford, Castlebar
Highlights from your plan
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©

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