7 days in County Sligo, Glenties & Falcarragh Itinerary

7 days in County Sligo, Glenties & Falcarragh Itinerary

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7 days in County Sligo, Glenties & Falcarragh Itinerary

Start: Paderborn
Drive:  14​h 45​min
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Sligo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Glenties
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Falcarragh
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h 45​min
End: Paderborn

2
nights
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandhill Beach, then don't miss a visit to The High Cross, then take in the pleasant sights at Gleniff Horseshoe, and finally steep yourself in history at Creevykeel Court Tomb.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sligo trip planner.

Paderborn, Germany to Sligo is an approximately 18.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Paderborn in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sligo: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Glenties.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

The High Cross, Gleniff Horseshoe
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Creevykeel Court Tomb ©
Creevykeel Court Tomb
Gleniff Horseshoe ©
Gleniff Horseshoe
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach

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Glenties

Glenties
The Glenties is a village in County Donegal, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of St Connell's Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Conal's Catholic Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Glenties travel route app .

Traveling by car from Sligo to Glenties takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Dungloe.

Things to do in Glenties

Museums Historic Sites

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Falcarragh

Falcarragh ©
An Fál Carrach, sometimes called Na Crois Bhealaí is a small Gaeltacht town and townland in north-west County Donegal, Ireland. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Church Dunlewey and Ray Church.. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cluain na dTor Seaside Nursery & Gardens and Ionad Cois Locha. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Glenveagh National Park. There's more to do: step off the mainland to explore Tory Island.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Falcarragh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glenties to Falcarragh takes an hour. June in Falcarragh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Falcarragh

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Donegal, Ionad Cois Locha, Old Church Dunlewey
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Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Tory Island ©
Tory Island
Ray Church. ©
Ray Church.