15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Limerick
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
8
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
day
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): have fun at Castlefergus Equestrian and then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Limerick online road trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Limerick is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Limerick is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toronto in September, with highs in Limerick at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Trails Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle, then don't miss a visit to Quay Street, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, and finally walk around Burren National Park. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along The Wormhole and then head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Galway day trip tool .

You can drive from Limerick to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Galway are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Wormhole, Burren National Park, Corcomroe Abbey, Ashford Castle
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole

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 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, admire the natural beauty at Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, then stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Liscannor tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, Poulnabrone Dolmen
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 17th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, then stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, and then head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, then kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, then delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory, and finally head outdoors with Dingle Peninsula.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip planning tool .

Getting from Liscannor to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September in Dingle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

1
night
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 (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

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Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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 20th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral, then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and finally stroll around President John F. Kennedy Memorial Park.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cork visit planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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
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 21st (Mon): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle, examine the collection at King of the Vikings VR, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny online day trip planner .

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

King of the Vikings VR, Ferns Castle
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

4
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 historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

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Take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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