15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
County Donegal
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Sligo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Dingle
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Muscat

3
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 Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Appreciate the collections at James Joyce Cultural Centre and The Little Museum of Dublin. There's still lots to do: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, and steep yourself in history at Áras an Uachtaráin.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip builder.

Muscat, Oman to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Muscat to Dublin is minus 4 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Muscat in October; daily highs in Dublin reach 16°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to County Donegal.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

3
nights
County Donegal

County Donegal ©
Encompassing nearly a fifth of the country's coastline, County Donegal remains one of Ireland's wildest regions.
You'll explore and learn at Glebe House & Gallery The Derek Hill Collection and Donegal County Museum. Visiting Lisfannon Strand and Mount Errigal will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park, get all the information you need at Old Church Visitor Centre, admire the verdant scenery at Poison Glen, and delve into the distant past at Grianan Of Aileach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the County Donegal travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to County Donegal takes 3.5 hours. In October in County Donegal, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sligo.

Things to do in County Donegal

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal

3
nights
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Get in touch with nature at Ross Beach and Tobernalt Holy Well. Belleek Castle Museum and Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. When in Sligo, make a side trip to see Moyne Abbey in Killala, approximately Killala away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Sligo Abbey, see Strandhill Surf School, and step off the mainland to explore Inishmurray Island.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sligo trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from County Donegal to Sligo in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Sligo can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Killala, Belleek Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum
Moyne Abbey ©
Moyne Abbey
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery ©
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): view the masterpieces at Lynch's Castle, explore the galleries of Galway City Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Galway travel planner.

Traveling by car from Sligo to Galway takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sligo in October, plan for little chillier nights in Galway, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Lynch's Castle ©
Lynch's Castle

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Inch Beach and Rossbeigh Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Greenlane Gallery and The Great Blasket Centre and Island. Step out of Dingle to go to Glenbeigh and see Kerry Bog Village Museum, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, contemplate the long history of Irish Famine Cottages, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Blasket Island, and take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dingle road trip planner.

Getting from Galway to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Dingle, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Glenbeigh, Dingle Peninsula, The Great Blasket Centre and Island, Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
The Great Blasket Centre and Island

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