29 days in Galway & Inishmore Itinerary

29 days in Galway & Inishmore Itinerary

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29 days in Galway & Inishmore Itinerary

Start: Galway
— 25 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h
End: 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.
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Dromoland Castle will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Ashford Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Fanore Beach (in Fanore), King John's Castle (in Limerick) and Mulranny Strand (in Mulranny). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, identify plant and animal life at Doughmore Bay, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Silver Strand.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Galway online tour planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In August in Galway, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

County Clare, Ballyvaughan, Doonbeg, Lahinch, Ennis
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Dromoland Castle ©
Dromoland Castle


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 14th (Sat), kick back and relax at Kilmurvey Beach, explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, and then explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta. Keep things going the next day: trek along The Wormhole and then delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Inishmore day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Galway to Inishmore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Inishmore can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inishmore

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta