15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Cape Town
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Cape Town

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, take a stroll around Reginald's Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, thensteep yourself in history at Rothe House and Garden, and finally get into the urban bustle at The Tholsel. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, explore the galleries of VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, stop by Kilkenny Handwrought Silver, thenget to know the fascinating history of Butter Slip, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Friary.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny day trip planning app.

Cape Town, South Africa to Kilkenny is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Cape Town, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Kilkenny, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Reginald's Tower
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Reginald's Tower ©
Reginald's Tower

2
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.
On the 19th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, thentake an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kinsale Mead Co, and finally explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, view the masterpieces at The Gallery Kinsale, thenbrowse the exhibits of Rohan Reilly Photography, and finally explore the galleries of Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cork online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kinsale
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gougane Barra National Forest Park, thenlook for gifts at Kenmare Soap Shop, thentake in the exciting artwork at Norman McCloskey Photography, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

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Drive from Cork to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daytime highs in Killarney are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Kenmare, Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Kenmare Soap Shop ©
Kenmare Soap Shop

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get outside with Slea Head Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, take in the exciting artwork at The Carol Cronin Gallery, stop by Dingle Record Shop, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, and finally cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dingle itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Dingle sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

1
night
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. On the 25th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hag's Head, thenget great views at Cliffs of Moher, thenstroll through Lahinch Beach, and finally look for gifts at The Celtic T Shirt Shop.

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Getting from Dingle to Liscannor by car takes about 3.5 hours. In November in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lahinch
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
The Celtic T Shirt Shop ©
The Celtic T Shirt Shop

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.
Do your shopping at Grafton Street and Sheridans. Get some historical perspective at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Castle. Spend the 29th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November in Dublin, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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