7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Boston

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've added Salthill Beaches, Craic and Cultur, The Medieval City Walls, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 26th (Fri), trek along with Hillwalk Tours and then gain a rich perspective with Craic and Cultur. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Galway Market, then steep yourself in history at The Medieval City Walls, and then kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Galway online trip itinerary builder .

Boston, USA to Galway is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Boston in October, with highs in Galway at 54°F and lows at 44°F. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Galway Market ©
Galway Market

3
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Abbey Theatre, Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin, Nature & Wildlife Tours, and other attractions. Let the collections at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum capture your imagination. It doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip builder tool .

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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