14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Galway
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

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, stop by Temple Bar, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dublin online trip builder .

Los Angeles, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Dublin. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 64°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to 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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle, explore the world behind art at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, then contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny travel itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 54°F in Kilkenny. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Ferns Castle
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 21st (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church. On the next day, hike along Beara Way, view the masterpieces at Norman McCloskey Photography, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Killarney trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Killarney, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Beara Way
Highlights from your plan
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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 23rd (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then cruise along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Blasket Island, and finally cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To see more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dingle trip site .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Scattery Island (in Kilrush) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, walk around Burren National Park, and experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Galway trip maker site .

Drive from Dingle to Galway in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Galway when traveling from Dingle in June, with lows around 48°F. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Scattery Island, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Castlefergus Equestrian, Aillwee Cave
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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