15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Liscannor
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h
End: New York City

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Temple Bar, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip builder website.

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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.
Explore Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). There's lots more to do: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and walk around Irish National Heritage Park.

Plan trip to Kilkenny with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hook Lighthouse, Rock of Cashel, Irish National Heritage Park
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 8th (Thu), head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. On your second day here, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, and then head outdoors with Dingle Peninsula.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Dingle vacation builder tool.

Getting from Kilkenny to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

2
nights
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 10th (Sat): make a trip to Quay Street, then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, and then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade. On your second day here, stroll around Eyre Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, then contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ashford Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Galway trip itinerary app.

Drive from Dingle to Galway in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Galway sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ashford Castle
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral

3
nights
Liscannor

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Liscannor: Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). Spend the 12th (Mon) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and look for gifts at The Rock Shop.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Liscannor trip maker site.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Burren National Park, Scattery Island
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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