14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kilkenny
— Few hours
2
Waterford
— 1 night
3
Cobh
— Few hours
4
Cork
— 2 nights
5
Dingle
— 2 nights
6
Galway
— 3 nights
7
Sligo
— 3 nights
8
Adare
— 2 nights
9
Dublin
— 1 day

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip itinerary maker tool.

Dublin to Kilkenny is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kilkenny when traveling from Dublin in May, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Waterford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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Waterford

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
On the 13th (Mon), get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower and then examine the collection at King of the Vikings.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Waterford tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Waterford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Waterford sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Cobh.

Things to do in Waterford

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Reginald's Tower ©
Reginald's Tower
King of the Vikings ©
King of the Vikings

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Cobh

Cobh ©
Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
You've now added Titanic Experience Cobh to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cobh Heritage Centre and then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cobh day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Waterford to Cobh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cobh can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Cobh

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cobh Heritage Centre ©
Cobh Heritage Centre
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

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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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cork journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Cobh to Cork takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kinsale
Highlights from your plan
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
The English Market ©
The English Market
James Fort ©
James Fort

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Slea Head Drive.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dingle online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Dingle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dingle are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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 some historical perspective at Royal Abbey of Cong and Coole Park Nature Reserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Riverside Walk and The Hungry Monk Art and Craft Gallery. Step out of Galway with an excursion to Monk's Fishing House in Cong--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tyrone House.

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

Getting from Dingle to Galway by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cong, Coole Park Nature Reserve, Tyrone House
Highlights from your plan
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong
Tyrone House ©
Tyrone House
Coole Park Nature Reserve ©
Coole Park Nature Reserve

3
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Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Donegal Castle and Belleek Castle Museum. When in Sligo, make a side trip to see Rosserk Friary in Ballina, approximately Ballina away.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sligo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Galway to Sligo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Galway in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sligo, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Adare.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballina, Donegal Castle
Highlights from your plan
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary
Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum

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Adare

Adare ©
Adare is a small town in County Limerick, Ireland, located south-west of the city of Limerick. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Askeaton Friary.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Adare online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Sligo to Adare in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dublin.

Things to do in Adare

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Askeaton Friary
Highlights from your plan
Askeaton Friary ©
Askeaton Friary

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, and then admire the striking features of St. Michan's Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Adare to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. In May in Dublin, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Ireland ©
National Gallery of Ireland
St. Michan's Church ©
St. Michan's Church
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

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