5 days in County Galway, Aran Islands & Dingle Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in County Galway, Aran Islands & Dingle Peninsula Itinerary

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Galway
— 1 night
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Inishmore
— 1 night
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Oughterard
— 1 night
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Ventry
— Few hours

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Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 20th (Tue), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, don't miss a visit to Quay Street, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Galway trip builder app.

Toronto, Canada to Galway is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Galway: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Kayaking & Canoeing
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): kick back and relax at Kilmurvey Beach, explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, and then explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inishmore itinerary builder site.

Traveling by taxi from Galway to Inishmore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Inishmore are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Oughterard.

Things to do in Inishmore

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach

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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 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Glengowla Mines, thenstep into the grandiose world of Aughnanure Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at Brigit's Garden & Cafe.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Oughterard online trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inishmore to Oughterard. March in Oughterard sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Ventry.

Things to do in Oughterard

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Brigit's Garden & Cafe
Highlights from your plan
Glengowla Mines ©
Glengowla Mines
Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle
Brigit's Garden & Cafe ©
Brigit's Garden & Cafe

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Ventry

Ventry ©
Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntr√°, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Fiadh Woven Design and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ventry online journey maker.

You can drive from Oughterard to Ventry in 4 hours. In March in Ventry, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ventry

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dingle
Highlights from your plan
St.James Church ©
St.James Church
Fiadh Woven Design ©
Fiadh Woven Design