15 days in Paris & Western Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Paris & Western Ireland Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Galway, Ireland
— 4 nights
3
Westport, Ireland
— 3 nights
4
Inishmore, Ireland
— 1 day

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris online vacation planner.

San Diego, USA to Paris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Diego to Paris, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in July, Paris is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Galway.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
Galway, Ireland

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.
Galway is known for nightlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches, admire the natural beauty at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, and cruise along Wild Atlantic Way.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Paris to Galway by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Galway reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches

3
nights
Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Step out of Westport with an excursion to Keem Bay in Dooagh--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud, look for gifts at Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Westport trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Michael Davitt Museum, Keem Bay
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Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud

1
day
Inishmore, Ireland

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 7th (Mon), trek along The Wormhole and then steep yourself in history at Dun Aonghasa.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Inishmore trip planner.

Traveling by taxi from Westport to Inishmore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors Trails Parks
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The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa

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