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 30 min
6
Donore
— 1 night
Bus:  45 min
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Teresa's Church, St. Michan's Church and Christ Church Cathedral. On the 29th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and then pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michan's Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Teresa's Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin sightseeing site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church 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 list of things to see and do now includes Desmond Castle & International Museum of Wine, Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, Titanic Experience Cobh, and other attractions. Your inner history buff will appreciate Charles Fort and Drombeg Stone Circle. There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Multose Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kinsale trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Dublin to Kinsale in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kinsale are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Drombeg Stone Circle, Titanic Experience Cobh
Highlights from your plan
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
James Fort ©
James Fort
Drombeg Stone Circle ©
Drombeg Stone Circle

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 St. Mary's Church of Ireland, Muckross Abbey and Torc Waterfall. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Kinsale to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ennis.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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 Clare Abbey, Knappogue Castle, Killone Abbey, and other attractions you added. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations. Get out of town with these interesting Ennis side-trips: Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Dungaire Castle (in Kinvara). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ennis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Ennis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Ennis

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Galway, Aillwee Cave, Dromoland Castle, Knappogue Castle, Cliffs of Moher
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.
To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Galway online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ennis to Galway takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Galway sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Donore.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Ashford Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral

1
night
Donore

Donore ©
Only 2 km (1.25 mi) from World Heritage Site Bru na Boinne, the tiny village of Donore in County Meath supports a population of roughly 700 people.
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Bru na Boinne and then delve into the distant past at Duleek Abbey.

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You can drive from Galway to Donore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Donore sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Donore

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Duleek Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Duleek Abbey ©
Duleek Abbey

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