7 days in County Galway Itinerary

7 days in County Galway Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10 h
1
Inishmore
— 2 nights
Travel:  3 h 15 min
2
Shanafaraghaun
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Galway
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  6 h 45 min
End: London

2
nights
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 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Kilmurvey Beach, then stop by Aran Sweater Market, then explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, and finally delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Inishmore trip planner.

London, UK to Inishmore is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and car. May in Inishmore sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Shanafaraghaun.

Things to do in Inishmore

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Aran Sweater Market ©
Aran Sweater Market

1
night
Shanafaraghaun

Shanafaraghaun ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Joyce Country Sheepdogs and then step into the grandiose world of Ashford Castle. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and then don't miss a visit to Sky Rd.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Shanafaraghaun road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Inishmore to Shanafaraghaun. In May, daily temperatures in Shanafaraghaun can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Shanafaraghaun

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ashford Castle, Sky Rd, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Joyce Country Sheepdogs ©
Joyce Country Sheepdogs
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan) and Burren National Park (in Corofin). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, walk around Eyre Square, contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay, and find something for the whole family at Galway City Karting.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Galway online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Shanafaraghaun to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Cave, Burren National Park
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street