15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kinsale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Bunratty
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Ferry:  5 h
6
Inishmore
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Porto Alegre

2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Guinness Storehouse and Trinity College Dublin. Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Saint Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Temple Bar, see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, see the interesting displays at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and steep yourself in history at Dublin Castle.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary builder.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Dublin is an approximately 19- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Dublin are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Rothe House and Garden and Medieval Mile Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilkenny Castle and Ferns Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and King of the Vikings (in Waterford). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, don't miss a visit to Butler Gallery, visit a coastal fixture at Hook Lighthouse, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kilkenny, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, Irish National Heritage Park, King of the Vikings, Hook Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse

2
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stop by Kinsale Silver, brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum, admire the natural beauty at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, then view the masterpieces at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and finally steep yourself in history at Charles Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, see the interesting displays at Desmond Castle & International Museum of Wine, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Multose Church, then browse the exhibits of Rohan Reilly Photography, then contemplate the long history of James Fort, and finally get engrossed in the history at Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kinsale trip planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Kinsale by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
James Fort ©
James Fort

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 10th (Wed), take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, examine the collection at The Great Blasket Centre and Island, explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller, then see the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, and finally don't miss a visit to Eask Tower.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Kinsale to Dingle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, The Great Blasket Centre and Island
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
The Great Blasket Centre and Island
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

2
nights
Bunratty

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, get engrossed in the history at Craggaunowen, and then catch some excitement at Castlefergus Equestrian. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, see the interesting displays at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Quin Abbey, and finally step into the grandiose world of Knappogue Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bunratty holiday site.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Bunratty takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Bunratty sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites Trails Parks

Side Trips

Ennis, County Clare, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, Craggaunowen, Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Craggaunowen ©
Craggaunowen
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

1
night
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Dun Eochla, delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then delve into the distant past at Dun Eoghanachta, and finally delve into the distant past at Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Inishmore trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and ferry from Bunratty to Inishmore takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta
Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches) ©
Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches)

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