15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Liscannor
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h
End: Philadelphia

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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., walk around Phoenix Park, and make a trip to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

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Philadelphia, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Philadelphia in June, plan for colder days in Dublin, with highs around 64°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle, then get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip planner .

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dublin in June since evenings lows in Kilkenny dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Ferns Castle
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cork trip planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Cork in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Cork are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cobh
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): trek along Old Kenmare Road and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. On the next day, hike along Beara Way, take in the exciting artwork at Norman McCloskey Photography, and then stroll through Muckross House.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney visit planner .

Getting from Cork to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Killarney sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kenmare, Beara Way
Highlights from your plan
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, make a trip to Eask Tower, look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller, then make a trip to Fahan BeeHive Huts, and finally don't miss a visit to Dingle Peninsula.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Dingle trip planner .

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dingle are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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. Get out of town with these interesting Liscannor side-trips: Scattery Island (in Kilrush), Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave & Burren Birds of Prey Centre) and Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee). There's lots more to do: stroll through Cliffs of Moher, trek along Clare Coastal Walk Project, delve into the distant past at Carran Medieval Church, and view the masterpieces at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge..

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Liscannor trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. In July in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Carran Medieval Church, Scattery Island, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Clare Coastal Walk Project
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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