15 days in Ireland's West Coast, Magaluf & Gibraltar Itinerary

15 days in Ireland's West Coast, Magaluf & Gibraltar Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kinsale, Ireland
— 1 night
2
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
3
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
4
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
5
Inishmore, Ireland
— 1 night
6
Liscannor, Ireland
— 2 nights
7
Magaluf, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights

1
night
Kinsale, Ireland

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): play a few rounds at Old Head Golf Links, steep yourself in history at James Fort, and then stop by Granny's Bottom Drawer. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with Oceanaddicts, get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum, then view the masterpieces at The Gallery Kinsale, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, and finally sample the fine beverages at Kinsale Mead Co.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Kinsale planning app.

London, UK to Kinsale is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from London in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kinsale: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kinsale

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf
Highlights from your plan
Old Head Golf Links ©
Old Head Golf Links
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, then contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, then browse the exhibits of Peter Cox Photography Gallery, and finally appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney travel route planner.

Drive from Kinsale to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

2
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Clogher Strand. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coumeenoole Beach, don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, view the masterpieces at Fiadh Woven Design, then pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dingle trip builder app.

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. In September, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dingle Oceanworld ©
Dingle Oceanworld
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

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nights
Galway, Ireland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ireland's School of Falconry, and then step into the grandiose world of Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Eyre Square, take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Galway Atlantaquaria, and finally learn insider's secrets on Micil Distillery.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Dingle to Galway in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cong, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Micil Distillery ©
Micil Distillery
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way

1
night
Inishmore, Ireland

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 9th (Wed), look for gifts at Lia Arann, delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, and finally discover the deep blue sea with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Inishmore trip app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Galway to Inishmore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Inishmore sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School ©
Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Teampall Bhean'in ©
Teampall Bhean'in

2
nights
Liscannor, Ireland

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 10th (Thu): look for gifts at Moher Cottage, then take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, then head off the coast to Scattery Island, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Great Hunger Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Lahinch Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Liscannor online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Inishmore to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Magaluf.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

The Great Hunger Memorial, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Lahinch Beach, Scattery Island
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

2
nights
Magaluf, Spain

Magaluf ©
Magaluf tourism thrives on an enticing combination of golden beaches, sheltered turquoise waters, excellent water sports, and world-class clubbing.
On the 12th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Illetas Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then whizz through the canopy at Jungle Parc Mallorca, and finally get outside with H2O Adventure. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Marineland Mallorca, then discover the deep blue sea with Big Blue Diving, and then cool off at Western Water Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Magaluf vacation builder website.

You can fly from Liscannor to Magaluf in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Liscannor in September: high temperatures in Magaluf hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Magaluf

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Marineland Mallorca, H2O Adventure, Jungle Parc Mallorca, Illetas Beach, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Big Blue Diving ©
Big Blue Diving
Jungle Parc Mallorca ©
Jungle Parc Mallorca
Western Water Park ©
Western Water Park

2
nights
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from O'Hara's Battery, stroll through Mediterranean Steps, surround yourself with nature on Dolphin Adventure, then explore the striking landscape at The Rock of Gibraltar, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Catalan Bay. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Charles V Wall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Apes Den, then explore the striking landscape at St. Michael's Cave, then admire the natural beauty at Gibraltar Botanic Gardens (The Alameda), and finally enjoy the sea views from Europa Point.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gibraltar vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Magaluf to Gibraltar in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September in Gibraltar, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave
Dolphin Adventure ©
Dolphin Adventure

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