13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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13 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h
End: New York City

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, stroll around St Stephens Green, and see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dublin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dublin is 5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Dublin at 64°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Kilkenny

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kilkenny when traveling from Dublin in June, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

1
night
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Blackwater Woodturners.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney online road trip planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kenmare
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Blackwater Woodturners ©
Blackwater Woodturners

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory and then get outside with Slea Head Drive.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dingle tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Dingle, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, then get outside with Wild Atlantic Way, and then walk around Eyre Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Galway City Museum, make a trip to Quay Street, then meet the residents at Galway Atlantaquaria, then admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at South Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Galway vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Galway takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Galway when traveling from Dingle in June, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

2
nights
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Bishop's Quarter, then steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, then stroll through Hag's Head, and then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island.

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Traveling by car from Galway to Liscannor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Liscannor sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Scattery Island, Bishop's Quarter
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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