6 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

6 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Clifden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Knock
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Glengowla Mines. Visit Renvyle Beach and Dog's Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Killadoon Standing Stone (in Killadoon) and Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin) (in Carraroe). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Gothic Chapel and look for gifts at O`Dalaigh Jewellers.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Clifden trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Clifden is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Knock.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kylemore, Dog's Bay Beach, Killadoon Standing Stone, Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin), Glengowla Mines
Highlights from your plan
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin) ©
Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin)
Gothic Chapel ©
Gothic Chapel

2
nights
Knock

Knock ©
Knock is a village in County Mayo, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Monk's Fishing House, appreciate the history behind Bog Oak Sculpture, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Royal Abbey of Cong, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Mary of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church, thenexplore the ancient world of Belleek Castle Museum, and then stop by Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Knock day trip planner.

You can drive from Clifden to Knock in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Knock

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Cong, Belleek Castle Museum, Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre
Highlights from your plan
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum