14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ventry
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Calgary

2
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and Tintern Abbey (in Wexford). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, see the interesting displays at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kilkenny driving holiday site .

Calgary, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Kilkenny is 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Calgary in April since evenings lows in Kilkenny dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Tintern Abbey, Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©

2
nights
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Killarney sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ventry.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

2
nights
Ventry

Ventry ©
Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntr√°, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then get outside with Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, then explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and finally take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ventry journey builder app .

Drive from Killarney to Ventry in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Ventry

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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. On the 20th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, and then steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Clare Coastal Walk Project, contemplate the waterfront views at Doughmore Bay, and then take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Liscannor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ventry to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. April in Liscannor sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Clare Coastal Walk Project, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Doughmore Bay
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

4
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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, stroll around St Stephens Green, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dublin trip planner .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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

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