15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Achill Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Liscannor
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + ferry:  11​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church, stroll around St Stephens Green, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin. In July, Dublin is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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 22nd (Wed): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, admire nature's extreme beauty at The Ice Cream Parlour, then contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, and finally enjoy some diversion at Pococke Golf Centre.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny route planner.

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Pococke Golf Centre ©
Pococke Golf Centre

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House and then trek along Beara Way.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney sightseeing planner .

Drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Beara Way
Highlights from your plan
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, wildlife, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Slea Head Drive, steep yourself in history at Great Blasket Island, make a trip to Dingle Peninsula, and examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dingle online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Dingle, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

County Kerry, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 28th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Westport House, then ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, and then explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Westport trip maker .

Getting from Dingle to Westport by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Westport when traveling from Dingle in July, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Achill Island.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Michael Davitt Museum
Highlights from your plan
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

1
night
Achill Island

Achill Island
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): kick back and relax at Keel Beach and then explore the activities along Keem Bay.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Achill Island holiday planner.

You can drive from Westport to Achill Island in an hour. July in Achill Island sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Keel Beach ©
Keel Beach

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, hike along Clare Coastal Walk Project, and then stroll through Cliffs of Moher. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, Head underground at Aillwee Cave, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Liscannor trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Achill Island to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Liscannor are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Scattery Island, Clare Coastal Walk Project
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

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