14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kilkenny
— 1 night
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
3
Dingle
— 3 nights
4
Dublin
— 5 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, take a stroll around Reginald's Tower, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey. On the next day, make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, view the masterpieces at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, thenget engrossed in the history at Medieval Mile Museum, and finally stop by Kilkenny Handwrought Silver.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kilkenny trip simple and quick.

Detroit, USA to Kilkenny is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. When traveling from Detroit in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Kilkenny, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Waterford
Highlights from your plan
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

3
nights
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get in touch with nature at Killarney National Park and Ring of Kerry. Visit Ross Castle and Muckross Abbey for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Skelligs Chocolate Co. in Ballinskelligs (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, view the masterpieces at Peter Cox Photography Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Killarney attractions app.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Skelligs Chocolate Co., Ring of Kerry
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island and Dingle Artworks. Visiting Slea Head Drive and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Penny's Pottery, look for gifts at Fiadh Woven Design, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dingle road 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. May in Dingle sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Penny's Pottery, Slea Head Drive, The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island
Highlights from your plan
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island ©

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Guinness Storehouse and Glendalough Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chester Beatty and Powerscourt Gardens and House. Go for a jaunt from Dublin to Donore to see Bru na Boinne about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, visit Temple Bar, and see the interesting displays at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip maker.

Getting from Dingle to Dublin by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Dingle in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dublin, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Glendalough Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral

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