15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  12​h
1
Cork
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Killarney
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Fota Wildlife Park and Inchydoney Beach. Popular historic sites such as King John's Castle and Charles Fort are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Spike Island, get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cork day trip planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Cork is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In July, Cork is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

King John's Castle, Inchydoney Beach, Cobh Cathedral, Jameson Distillery Midleton, Charles Fort
Highlights from your plan
Spike Island ©
Spike Island
Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park

5
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gap of Dunloe and Torc Waterfall. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Inch Beach and Banna Strand. Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Dingle (Gallarus Oratory & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Uragh Stone Circle (in Tuosist) and Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm (in Kenmare). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, head outdoors with Ring of Kerry, identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, and look for gifts at John Ross Jewellers.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Killarney itinerary builder website .

Getting from Cork to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Killarney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle, Tralee, Uragh Stone Circle, Kerry Cliffs, Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm
Highlights from your plan
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Banna Strand
Banna Strand

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, and then stroll through The Great Western Greenway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island.

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Drive from Killarney to Westport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glendalough Cathedral and Wicklow Mountains National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bru na Boinne and St. Michan's Church. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry), Trim Castle (in Trim) and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower (in Kilkenny). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Westport to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wicklow Mountains National Park, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Trim Castle, Glendalough Cathedral, Bru na Boinne
Highlights from your plan
Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

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