15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Kingston
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Kingston

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at National Gallery of Ireland and James Joyce Cultural Centre. You'll explore and learn at Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary maker website .

Kingston, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Kingston to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kingston in June, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

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

3
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.
Visit Fanore Beach and Lahinch Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Lynch's Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Burren National Park (in Corofin), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corcomroe Abbey and view the masterpieces at Vanda Art Gallery.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the Galway route builder .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fanore Beach, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher, Lahinch Beach, Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

2
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Slea Head Drive and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Dingle trip builder app .

You can drive from Galway to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Dingle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

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 11th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Back Lane Gallery.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Killarney fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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 12th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, see the interesting displays at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Colman’s Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Cork road trip planning site .

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, then kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, and then step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Reginald's Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Mayfield Birds of Prey, then see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waterford, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Curracloe Beach, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Ferns Castle
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

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