14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Wicklow
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Cork
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
5
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Galway
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip builder website.

Vancouver, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. October in Dublin sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wicklow.

Things to do in Dublin

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

1
night
Wicklow

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. On the 23rd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Mount Usher Gardens, browse the exhibits of Russborough House, and then hike along The Wicklow Way. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Powerscourt Gardens and House, explore the different monuments and memorials at The German Military Cemetery, thentake a memorable drive along Sally Gap, and finally trek along Devils Glen.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Wicklow attractions tool.

You can drive from Dublin to Wicklow in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Wicklow, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wicklow

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
The Wicklow Way ©
The Wicklow Way
Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House
Russborough House ©
Russborough House

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.
For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Wicklow to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 25th (Sun), you're off to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Nightlife Outdoors Parks

1
day
Cork

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 25th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, thenstep into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, thenget engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, and finally deepen your understanding at University College Cork (UCC).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cork trip website.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Cork in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cork are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
University College Cork (UCC) ©
University College Cork (UCC)
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then cruise along Slea Head Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory, take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, and then take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dingle trip builder tool.

Getting from Cork to Dingle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass

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 28th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Galway City Karting and then walk around Eyre Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Galway City Museum, thencruise along Wild Atlantic Way, and then make a trip to Quay Street.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Galway travel itinerary planner.

You can 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 daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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