7 days in County Galway Itinerary

7 days in County Galway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Galway vacation planner

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Inishmore
— 1 night
Travel:  3 h 15 min
2
Shanafaraghaun
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Galway
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
End: New York City

1
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.
On the 7th (Wed), stroll through Kilmurvey Beach, then look for gifts at Aran Sweater Market, then delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, and finally contemplate the long history of Dun Aonghasa.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inishmore holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Inishmore is an approximately 19- hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Inishmore due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shanafaraghaun.

Things to do in Inishmore

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

few
hours
Shanafaraghaun

Shanafaraghaun ©
On the 8th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Joyce Country Sheepdogs.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shanafaraghaun trip itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Inishmore to Shanafaraghaun with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Shanafaraghaun can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Galway.
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Joyce Country Sheepdogs ©
Joyce Country Sheepdogs

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave, Backwest Adventures, &more), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). There's lots more to do: get outside with Wild Atlantic Way, don't miss a visit to Quay Street, get in on the family fun at Galway City Karting, and kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Galway trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shanafaraghaun to Galway takes 1.5 hours. March in Galway sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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