15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Dublin
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Kinsale
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Ennis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Trim
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
End: Dublin

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.
You've added Experience Gaelic Games, St. Teresa's Church, Irish Whiskey Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Visit Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Castle for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, make a trip to The Spire, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Classes
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolphin & Whale Watching, Ballinacarriga Castle and Dun na sead castle / Baltimore Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charles Fort and St Multose Church. Step out of Kinsale to go to Skibbereen and see Drombeg Stone Circle, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at James Fort.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kinsale road trip app.

You can drive from Dublin to Kinsale in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Baltimore, Drombeg Stone Circle, Ballinacarriga Castle
Highlights from your plan
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Drombeg Stone Circle ©
Drombeg Stone Circle
James Fort ©
James Fort

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muckross Abbey, Dingle Peninsula and Torc Waterfall. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muckross House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall and then take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Killarney vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for Ennis.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, St. Patrick's Church
Highlights from your plan
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey

3
nights
Ennis

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Killone Abbey, Quin Abbey and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ennis: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations and appreciate the history behind Daniel O'Connell Monument.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Ennis itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Ennis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Ennis

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations, Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Cave, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Quin Abbey ©
Quin Abbey

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.
Menlo Castle / Blake's Castle has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Wed), admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral and then explore the historical opulence of Menlo Castle / Blake's Castle. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Royal Abbey of Cong, thenexplore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bohermore’s Victorian Cemetery.

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You can drive from Ennis to Galway in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Galway, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Trim.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cong
Highlights from your plan
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong

1
night
Trim

Trim ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Newgrange, step into the grandiose world of Slane Castle, and then explore the ancient world of Hill of Slane.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Trim trip planning website.

You can drive from Galway to Trim in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 45°F. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Trim

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Slane, Newgrange
Highlights from your plan
Newgrange ©
Newgrange
Slane Castle ©
Slane Castle
Hill of Slane ©
Hill of Slane

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