15 days in Sligo, Collooney & County Donegal Itinerary

15 days in Sligo, Collooney & County Donegal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Birmingham
drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Sligo
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Collooney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Donegal Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Ardara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Buncrana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Falcarragh
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h
End: Birmingham

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night
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Fairy Bridges has been added to your itinerary. On the 19th (Fri), take in the views from Fairy Bridges.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Sligo trip itinerary maker app.

Birmingham, UK to Sligo is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Birmingham in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Sligo, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Collooney.
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Fairy Bridges ©
Fairy Bridges

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Collooney

Collooney ©
Collooney or Coloony is a town in County Sligo, Ireland.TransportCollooney is located just off the N4 (Dublin to Sligo) and N17 (Sligo to Galway) roads, having been bypassed twice, by the N4 in 1998, and the N17 in 1992, and is the meeting point of both roads. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Benbulben and then go for a walk through Gleniff Horseshoe.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Collooney tour itinerary site.

Collooney is just a stone's throw from Sligo. In June in Collooney, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Collooney

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Benbulben, Gleniff Horseshoe
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Benbulben ©
Benbulben
Gleniff Horseshoe ©
Gleniff Horseshoe

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nights
Donegal Town

Donegal Town ©
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Donegal Castle and then take a tour by water with Donegal Bay Waterbus.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Donegal Town sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Collooney to Donegal Town in 1.5 hours. In June in Donegal Town, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for Ardara.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Lough Eske ©
Lough Eske
Donegal Bay Waterbus ©
Donegal Bay Waterbus

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Ardara

Ardara ©
Ardara, pronounced "Ardra", is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. You've added Crohy Head Sea Arch, The Dolmen Centre, Slieve League, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glengesh Pass and Glencolmcille Folk Village. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Deserted Village of Port and Kilclooney Dolmen Donegal.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ardara trip planner.

Ardara is very close to Donegal Town. In June, daily temperatures in Ardara can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Buncrana.

Things to do in Ardara

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Slieve League, The Dolmen Centre, Crohy Head Sea Arch, The Deserted Village of Port, Glencolmcille Folk Village
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Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glencolmcille Folk Village ©
Glencolmcille Folk Village

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nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. You've added Kinnagoe Bay, Malin Head, Shroove Lighthouse, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Grianan Of Aileach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Buncrana trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ardara to Buncrana takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Buncrana are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Falcarragh.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

County Donegal, Moville, Greencastle, Glenevin Waterfall, Poison Glen
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Kinnagoe Bay ©
Kinnagoe Bay
Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium ©
Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium
Moville Shore Path ©
Moville Shore Path

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Falcarragh

Falcarragh ©
An Fál Carrach, sometimes called Na Crois Bhealaí is a small Gaeltacht town and townland in north-west County Donegal, Ireland. Your list of things to see and do now includes Mount Errigal, Great Pollet Sea Arch, Fanad Head Lighthouse, and other attractions.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Falcarragh tour planning site.

You can drive from Buncrana to Falcarragh in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Falcarragh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Falcarragh

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

County Donegal, Letterkenny, Great Pollet Sea Arch
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Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal