5 days in Province of Connacht Itinerary

5 days in Province of Connacht Itinerary

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5 days in Province of Connacht Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Ballycastle
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Murrisk
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Achill Island
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  3​h
4
Inishmore
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  2​h
5
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Dublin

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Ballycastle

Ballycastle ©
Ceide Fields has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ceide Fields.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ballycastle holiday planning tool .

Dublin to Ballycastle is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Murrisk.

Things to do in Ballycastle

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ceide Fields
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Ceide Fields ©
Ceide Fields

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night
Murrisk

Murrisk ©
Murrisk is a village in County Mayo, Ireland, on the south side of Clew Bay, about 8 km west of Westport and 4 km east of Lecanvey.Murrisk lies at the foot of Croagh Patrick and is the starting-point for pilgrims who visit the mountain. You've now added Croagh Patrick to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): appreciate the history behind National Famine Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Murrisk Abbey, and then don't miss a visit to Croagh Patrick.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Murrisk trip builder app .

Drive from Ballycastle to Murrisk in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ballycastle in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Murrisk. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Murrisk

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Croagh Patrick
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Croagh Patrick ©
Croagh Patrick
National Famine Monument ©
National Famine Monument
Murrisk Abbey ©
Murrisk Abbey

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night
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.
Keem Bay has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Minaun, contemplate the waterfront views at Keem Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dugort Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Achill Island trip planner .

You can drive from Murrisk to Achill Island in 1.5 hours. November in Achill Island sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Keem Bay
Keem Bay

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night
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Dun Aonghasa has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Dun Eochla, delve into the distant past at Dun Eoghanachta, explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, then make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, and finally make a trip to Teampall Chiarain.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Inishmore trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Achill Island to Inishmore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. November in Inishmore sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta
Teampall Bhean'in ©
Teampall Bhean'in

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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.
Wild Atlantic Way has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): walk around Eyre Square, get outside with Wild Atlantic Way, then make a trip to Quay Street, and finally stop by Claddagh and Celtic Jewellery.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Galway trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Inishmore to Galway by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square