15 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

15 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Enniscorthy, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Dunfanaghy, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis, United States

1
night
Enniscorthy, Ireland

Enniscorthy ©
Enniscorthy, more commonly known as "Scorthy" is the second-largest town in County Wexford, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle and then kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower, then stop by Bevel Furniture, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballinoulart Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Enniscorthy driving holiday planning website .

Minneapolis, USA to Enniscorthy is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Enniscorthy, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Enniscorthy

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Curracloe Beach, Ballinoulart Beach, Bevel Furniture, Reginald's Tower
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Reginald's Tower ©
Reginald's Tower

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Shop till you drop at National Gallery of Ireland and Grafton Street. Get some cultural insight at Kilmainham Gaol and Temple Bar. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, don't miss a visit to The Spire, and steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin journey maker site .

You can drive from Enniscorthy to Dublin in 2 hours. Traveling from Enniscorthy in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dublin, with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 17th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): stop by Kenmare Soap Shop, view the masterpieces at Blackwater Woodturners, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Dublin to Killarney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Blackwater Woodturners ©
Blackwater Woodturners

1
night
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): kick back and relax at Spanish Point Beach, then stroll through Lahinch Beach, then stroll through Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, and finally make a trip to Cliffs of Moher.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Liscannor travel route planner .

You can drive from Killarney to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Liscannor sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spanish Point Beach, Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, Lahinch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Spanish Point Beach ©
Spanish Point Beach

3
nights
Galway, Ireland

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 in touch with nature at Fanore Beach and Burren National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre (in Foxford), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Westport (Drummindoo Stud & Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre).

Before you visit Galway, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Galway, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Westport, Fanore Beach, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Burren National Park, Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre
Highlights from your plan
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

2
nights
Dunfanaghy, Ireland

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. On the 23rd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pollan Beach, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ramelton Country Market, and then view the masterpieces at The Art House. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Carrickfin Strand, enjoy the sand and surf at Portsalon Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Mary Crowley Artist's Studio and Gallery.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dunfanaghy trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Galway to Dunfanaghy takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dunfanaghy when traveling from Galway in May, with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ramelton Country Market, Pollan Beach, Carrickfin Strand, Mary Crowley Artist's Studio and Gallery, Portsalon Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Art House ©
The Art House
Portsalon Beach ©
Portsalon Beach
Ramelton Country Market ©
Ramelton Country Market

1
night
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 25th (Mon), kick back and relax at Helen's Bay beach, then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and then examine the collection at Titanic Belfast.

Discover how to plan a Belfast trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Dunfanaghy to Belfast takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Helen's Bay beach
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

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