15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: North Berwick, Scotland
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Wexford
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Westport
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
End: North Berwick, Scotland

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: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, make a trip to Merrion Square, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin online visit planner.

North Berwick, UK to Dublin is an approximately 6- hour combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Dublin are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Dublin

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

1
night
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach, then examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, and finally steep yourself in history at Tintern Abbey.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Wexford day trip app.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Wexford takes 2 hours. Traveling from Dublin in May, Wexford is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Curracloe Beach, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve ©
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John the Evangelist Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Rothe House and Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Leinster, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny sightseeing tool.

Getting from Wexford to Kilkenny by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ferns Castle, Mount Leinster
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

1
night
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 25th (Mon), trek along Old Kenmare Road, take in the exciting artwork at The Purcell Gallery, and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Killarney online journey planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Kenmare
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road
The Purcell Gallery ©
The Purcell Gallery

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 26th (Tue), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then cruise along Slea Head Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lough Anascaul, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Brandon, and then take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dingle trip planning site.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): join in the after-dark buzz at Moher Cottage, get great views at Cliffs of Moher, then walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and finally trek along Hag's Head.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Liscannor holiday planner.

Drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. May in Liscannor sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Shopping

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
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

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.
On the 29th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Caher Bridge Garden, then explore the ancient world of Carran Medieval Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. On the next day, trek along The Wormhole, walk around Burren National Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, then make a trip to Parknabinna Wedge Tomb, and finally stroll around South Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip app.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Galway, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Caher Bridge Garden, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Wormhole, Burren National Park, Parknabinna Wedge Tomb
Highlights from your plan
Caher Bridge Garden ©
Caher Bridge Garden
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 31st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Ballintubber Abbey, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Cong Heritage Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Lost Valley. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Westport route planning site.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Cong Heritage Trail, The Lost Valley, Ballintubber Abbey
Highlights from your plan
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud

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