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: Sarnia
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Limerick
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Sarnia

2
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan), Scattery Island (in Kilrush) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, appreciate the history behind Galway City Museum, stroll around Eyre Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Galway Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway sightseeing planner.

Sarnia, Canada to Galway is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Sarnia to Galway, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sarnia in September, expect nights in Galway to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Scattery Island, Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Cave
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm (in Kenmare) and Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, and admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Killarney journey planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September in Killarney, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Limerick.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

1
night
Limerick

Limerick
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sitsĀ at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
On the 25th (Wed), catch some excitement at Castlefergus Equestrian.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Limerick trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by bus from Killarney to Limerick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Limerick can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Limerick

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Castlefergus Equestrian

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