4 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

4 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

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Oughterard
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Westport
— 1 night
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Achill Island
— 1 night
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Sligo
— 1 night

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Oughterard

Oughterard ©
Oughterard is a small town on the banks of the Owenriff River close to the western shore of Lough Corrib in County Galway, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Monk's Fishing House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Curraghduff Farm, then explore the historical opulence of Aughnanure Castle, and finally take an in-depth tour of Glengowla Mines.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Oughterard trip maker.

Dublin to Oughterard is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August in Oughterard, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Oughterard

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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Must see
Curraghduff Farm
4.9
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Historic Site
Monk's Fishing House
4.6
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History Museum
Glengowla Mines
4.8

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Westport

Westport ©
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 5th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, and finally ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Westport journey app.

Traveling by car from Oughterard to Westport takes 1.5 hours. August in Westport sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Achill Island.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Equestrian Trail
Drummindoo Stud
4.4
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): kick back and relax at Keel Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre, then kick back and relax at Dugort Beach, and finally hike along Woodland Faerie Trail.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Achill Island trip website.

Traveling by car from Westport to Achill Island takes an hour. In August in Achill Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sligo.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Dugort Beach
4.8
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Beach
Keel Beach
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Woodland Faerie Trail
3.8

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Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sligo Abbey, then paddle through the water with Sligo Kayak Tours, then take in the awesome beauty at Benbulben, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Glencar Lake.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sligo trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Achill Island to Sligo takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sligo

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Benbulben
4.8
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Sligo Kayak Tours
4.9
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Water Body
Glencar Lake
4.7