14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Shannon
1
Shannon
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
2
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Kilkee
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Lahinch
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Cong
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Donegal Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Shannon
— 1 night
End: Shannon

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Shannon

Shannon
Shannon or Shannon Town, named after the river near which it stands, is a town in County Clare, Ireland. For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Shannon visit planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In November, daytime highs in Shannon are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You will leave for Killarney on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Shannon

Historic Sites Nightlife Spas

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night
Killarney

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 Moll's Gap as well as Gougane Barra Church. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gougane Barra Church and then take some stellar pictures from Moll's Gap.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Killarney online visit planner.

Getting from Shannon to Killarney by car takes about 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gougane Barra Church
Highlights from your plan
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Moll's Gap ©
Moll's Gap

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nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dingle tour itinerary builder 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 November, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Kilkee.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

1
night
Kilkee

Kilkee ©
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. On the 24th (Tue), cruise along Loop Head, then explore the striking landscape at Bridges of Ross, and then make a trip to The Pollock Holes.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkee holiday planning website.

Drive from Dingle to Kilkee in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lahinch.

Things to do in Kilkee

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Loop Head, Scattery Island
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Bridges of Ross ©
Bridges of Ross
Loop Head ©
Loop Head

1
night
Lahinch

Lahinch ©
Home to a renowned gulf club, Lahinch has become better known as a surfing spot in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lahinch trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kilkee to Lahinch takes an hour. In November, daytime highs in Lahinch are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Galway.

Things to do in Lahinch

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations
Highlights from your plan
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

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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.
Galway is known for nightlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, appreciate the history behind Galway City Museum, and don't miss a visit to Oscar Wilde & Eduard Vilde Statue.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read Galway online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Lahinch to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Galway sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 38°F at night. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cong.

Things to do in Galway

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

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night
Cong

Cong ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): examine the collection at The Quiet Man Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Abbey of Cong, don't miss a visit to Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, pause for some photo ops at Bog Oak Sculpture, then contemplate the long history of Monk's Fishing House, and finally delve into the distant past at Glebe Stone Circles.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Cong trip planner.

Getting from Galway to Cong by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in November, and nighttime lows around 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for Donegal Town.

Things to do in Cong

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Glengowla Mines
Highlights from your plan
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong
Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara ©

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nights
Donegal Town

Donegal Town ©
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Donegal Town: Glengesh Pass (in Ardara) and Glencolmcille Folk Village (in Glencolmcille). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Donegal Castle, delve into the distant past at Abbey of the Four Masters (The Abbey), take a memorable drive along Bluestack Mountains Scenic Route, and take in the views from Fairy Bridges.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Donegal Town road trip planner.

You can drive from Cong to Donegal Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cong in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 45°F in Donegal Town. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shannon.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencolmcille Folk Village, Fairy Bridges, Glengesh Pass
Highlights from your plan
Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass
Lough Eske ©
Lough Eske

1
night
Shannon

Shannon ©
On the 3rd (Thu), head outdoors with Dromoland Castle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Shannon day trip website.

You can drive from Donegal Town to Shannon in 3.5 hours. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Shannon

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Dromoland Castle
Highlights from your plan
Dromoland Castle ©
Dromoland Castle