10 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

10 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland's West Coast tour itinerary maker

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Dingle
— 1 day
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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Doolin
— 3 nights
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Galway
— 3 nights
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Dingle

— 1 day
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 22nd (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Dingle sightseeing planner.

Dublin to Dingle is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In October in Dingle, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Killarney

— 3 nights
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Kenmare) and Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney). Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muckross House, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, and admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Killarney trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Killarney, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Doolin

— 3 nights
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Scattery Island (in Kilrush), Ennis Friary (in Ennis) and Ballyvaughan (Burren Birds of Prey Centre & Aillwee Cave). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cliffs of Moher, explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, hike along Clare Coastal Walk Project, and view the masterpieces at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge..

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Doolin day trip website.

You can drive from Killarney to Doolin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Doolin are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Galway

— 3 nights

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.
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, cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, and add some adventure to your tour with Kayakmor.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Galway road trip website.

Getting from Doolin to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Galway sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive