15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
1
Cork
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Limerick
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
7
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: London

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hours
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 18th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol and then step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cork travel planner.

London, UK to Cork is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from London in July, plan for little chillier days in Cork, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, then admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 22nd (Mon) at Skellig Michael. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Dingle Peninsula, stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dingle trip builder tool.

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. In July, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, then stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Liscannor journey planner.

Drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park

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night
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, make a trip to Shannon Heritage, and then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Limerick trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Limerick takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Bunratty, Castlefergus Equestrian
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Shannon Heritage ©
Shannon Heritage

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Tintern Abbey (in Wexford), Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience (in New Ross) and King of the Vikings (in Waterford). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny itinerary planner.

Drive from Limerick to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Tintern Abbey, Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, King of the Vikings
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

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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: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, make a trip to Temple Bar, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dublin when traveling from Kilkenny in July, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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