15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Wicklow Mountains National Park and Sandycove Beach. Head to Grafton Street and James Joyce Cultural Centrefor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Bru na Boinne (in Donore), Trim Castle (in Trim) and Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Dublin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. June in Dublin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Trim Castle, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
Chester Beatty ©
Chester Beatty
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains 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 6th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, cruise along Killadoon Standing Stone, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Lost Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Ronan Halpin Gallery, take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and then grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Westport trip planner .

Drive from Dublin to Westport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ronan Halpin Gallery, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, The Lost Valley, Killadoon Standing Stone
Highlights from your plan
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charles Fort and Ross Castle. Get in touch with nature at Gap of Dunloe and Torc Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Skelligs Chocolate Co. (in Ballinskelligs), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dingle) and Inch Beach (in Inch). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Westport to Killarney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Killarney, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Kerry Cliffs, Skelligs Chocolate Co., Charles Fort, Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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): see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, look for gifts at Tregan Craft Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, and finally hunt for treasures at The English Market.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cork tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Cork are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cobh
Highlights from your plan
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh
The English Market ©
The English Market

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hook Lighthouse and Curracloe Beach. Cahir Castle and Kilkenny Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny travel route planning site .

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hook Lighthouse, Curracloe Beach, Cahir Castle
Highlights from your plan
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Cahir Castle ©
Cahir Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

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