15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Kilkenny
— 2 nights
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Killarney
— 2 nights
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Dingle
— 2 nights
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Doolin
— 2 nights
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Westport
— 1 night
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Sligo
— 1 night
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Dublin
— 4 nights

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then take a tour of Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, then examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at The Great Escape Waterford. On your second day here, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then take an in-depth tour of Medieval Mile Museum, then steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Rothe House and Garden.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny online trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Kilkenny. Traveling from Toronto in January, things will get a bit warmer in Kilkenny: highs are around 9°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Natural History Museum
Medieval Mile Museum
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Religious Site
Jerpoint Abbey
4.4

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Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 7th (Thu), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney itinerary builder website.

Getting from Kilkenny to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Must see
Climbing Tours
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National Park
Killarney National Park
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Valley
Gap of Dunloe
4.6

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Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 9th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, then take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, and then don't miss a visit to Dingle Peninsula. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Irish Famine Cottages.

You can plan Dingle trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Doolin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Tours

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Conor Pass
4.8
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Beach
Inch Beach
4.7

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Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at The Burren. On the next day, stroll around Burren National Park, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher, and finally Head underground at Doolin Cave.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Doolin travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Dingle to Doolin in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Doolin can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Doolin

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
The Burren
4.6
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Lookout
Cliffs of Moher
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Cave
Doolin Cave
4.6

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 13th (Wed), stroll through The Great Western Greenway, cruise along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and then ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Westport route maker website.

Traveling by car from Doolin to Westport takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Doolin in January, you will find days in Westport are little chillier (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Scenic Drive
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Must see
Drummindoo Stud
4.4

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Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
On the 14th (Thu), kick back and relax at Strandhill Beach, then take in the awesome beauty at Knocknarea, then hike along Rosses Point Loop Walk, and finally admire the sheer force of Glencar Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sligo trip planning app.

Drive from Westport to Sligo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Sligo can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Waterfall
Glencar Waterfall
4.5
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Mountain
Knocknarea
4.8

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Chester Beatty. Explore hidden gems such as Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Dublinia. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and admire the striking features of St. Michan's Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dublin travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Sligo to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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