5 days in Galway, County Clare & County Kerry Itinerary

5 days in Galway, County Clare & County Kerry Itinerary

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Galway
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Doolin
— 2 nights
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Dingle
— 1 night
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Killarney
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Galway

City of the Tribes

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 31st (Fri), take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Galway trip planning app.

Dublin to Galway is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Dublin in July, plan for little chillier days in Galway, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Doolin.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Scenic Drive
Wild Atlantic Way
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Doolin

A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, then relax in the rural setting at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Shannon Heritage, explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and then stop by The Woollen Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Doolin trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Galway to Doolin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Doolin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dingle trip builder app.

Getting from Doolin to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Slea Head Drive ©
Must see
Slea Head Drive
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Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 4th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Torc Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Torc Waterfall
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