7 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Western Ireland Itinerary

Saint Louis
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Galway
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 45​min
Inishmore
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Saint Louis

3
days
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Salthill Promenade and St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galway Cathedral and Galway Arts Centre. Step out of Galway to go to Ballinrobe and see Ballinrobe Races, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salthill Beaches, don't miss a visit to Eyre Square, pause for some photo ops at Galway City Museum, and tee off at Galway Golf Club.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway holiday planner.

Saint Louis, USA to Galway is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Galway is 6 hours. Traveling from Saint Louis in December, Galway is a bit warmer at night with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
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Salthill Promenade
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Galway Cathedral

2
days
Inishmore

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 (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, explore the ancient world of Dun Eochla, and then explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, then stroll through The Worm Hole (Poll na bPeist), then look for gifts at Mary O'Flaherty, and finally explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inishmore vacation planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Galway to Inishmore in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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The Worm Hole (Poll na bPeist) ©
The Worm Hole (Poll na bPeist)
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa

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