11 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Derry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Westport, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Tralee, Ireland
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
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Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
End: Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dublin online attractions planner .

If you are flying in from Slovenia, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. In August in Dublin, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 16th (Fri), you're off toBelfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
You've now added Peace Wall to your itinerary.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Belfast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bushmills.
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Peace Wall ©
Peace Wall

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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Giant's Causeway has been added to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bushmills road trip app .

You can drive from Belfast to Bushmills in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Derry.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Nature
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Giant's Causeway & Bushmills Railway ©

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Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Derry trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bushmills to Derry takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Derry can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Derry

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Free Derry ©
Museum of Free Derry
City Walls ©
City Walls
Peace bridge ©
Peace bridge

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Westport, Ireland

Westport
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Westport driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Derry to Westport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Derry in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Westport, with lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Galway on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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.
You've now added Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Westport to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Tralee.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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Tralee, Ireland

Tralee
The pub-lined and music-filled streets of Tralee allow visitors to discover everyday Irish life.
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church and then enjoy the sea views from Fenit Lighthouse.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tralee travel planner .

Traveling by car from Galway to Tralee takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Tralee are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Killarney.

Things to do in Tralee

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Banna Strand
Banna Strand
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Fenit Lighthouse ©
Fenit Lighthouse

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Killarney House Gardens as well as Celtic Steps The Show Killarney. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Killarney House Gardens and then take in a show at Celtic Steps The Show Killarney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Tralee to Killarney in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll set off for Cork on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Nightlife
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Celtic Steps The Show Killarney ©
Celtic Steps The Show Killarney
Killarney House Gardens ©
Killarney House Gardens

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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, and then pause for some photo ops at Annie Moore Monument.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cork road trip app .

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Annie Moore Monument
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Annie Moore Monument ©
Annie Moore Monument

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Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Woodstock House and Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip tool .

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Woodstock House and Gardens ©
Woodstock House and Gardens

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Wicklow Mountains National Park. See even more of Dublin: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures, walk around St Stephens Green, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dublin travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wicklow Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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