14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Montreal

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.
Popular historic sites such as Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Castle are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kilmainham Gaol and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Wicklow Mountains National Park (in Glendalough Village), Bru na Boinne (in Donore) and Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and examine the collection at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin road trip planning site .

Montreal, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Montreal in August, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Powerscourt Gardens and House, Bru na Boinne, Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ross Castle and Muckross Abbey. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gap of Dunloe and Torc Waterfall. Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dingle (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park and don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Killarney itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Dublin to Killarney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, then contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, examine the collection at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Colman’s Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cork tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Killarney to Cork by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cobh, Charles Fort
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Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Hook Lighthouse and King of the Vikings VR. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rock of Cashel and Black Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and St Marks Cemetery and Famine Graveyard (in Cashel). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Cahir Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cashel, King of the Vikings VR, Cahir Castle, Hook Lighthouse, Ferns Castle
Highlights from your plan
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Cahir Castle ©
Cahir Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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