9 days in County Mayo & County Galway Itinerary

9 days in County Mayo & County Galway Itinerary

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Westport
— 1 night
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Clifden
— 1 night
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Inishmore
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 4 nights

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): kick back and relax at Keel Beach, head outdoors with Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and then explore the ancient world of Deserted Village. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, then stop by Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre, and finally grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway.

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Dublin to Westport is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Clifden.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Keel Beach ©
Keel Beach

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Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
On the 9th (Wed), glide peacefully along the water with Real Adventures Connemara, take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and then make a trip to Sky Rd.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Clifden trip maker.

Traveling by car from Westport to Clifden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd
Real Adventures Connemara ©
Real Adventures Connemara

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Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School, then look for gifts at Lia Arann, then delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, and finally delve into the distant past at Teampall Chiarain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, then explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Inishmore planning site.

Getting from Clifden to Inishmore by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Inishmore sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School ©
Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach

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Galway

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre and Quay Street. Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Cong (Royal Abbey of Cong, Ashford Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, make a trip to Eyre Square, browse the exhibits of Galway City Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

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