8 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

8 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way and then make a trip to Quay Street. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Galway Atlantaquaria, then admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral, then make a trip to Eyre Square, and finally stroll through The Wormhole.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Galway trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Galway is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in June; daily highs in Galway reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

The Wormhole
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral

2
nights
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Burren way, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, and then relax in the rural setting at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at The Burren Smokehouse,, then Head underground at Aillwee Cave, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Liscannor online road trip planner .

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aillwee Cave, The Burren Smokehouse,, The Burren
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Take a break from Killarney with a short trip to Blarney Castle & Gardens in Blarney, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and admire the natural beauty at Muckross House.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Killarney trip planner.

Drive from Liscannor to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blarney Castle & Gardens, St. Patrick's Church
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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