16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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16 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Westport
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Dingle
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Newark

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, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stroll around St Stephens Green, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dublin online road trip planner .

Newark, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Dublin. Traveling from Newark in August, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, then get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny itinerary website .

You can take a train from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Waterford
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

3
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Achill Island (Deserted Village & Keem Bay), Belleek Castle Museum (in Ballina) and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore). There's lots more to do: explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, make a trip to The Coffin Ship, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, and stroll through Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Westport day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Westport takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kilkenny in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Westport, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keem Bay, Deserted Village, Michael Davitt Museum, Belleek Castle Museum, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©

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 10th (Sat): stroll around Burren National Park, head off the coast to Scattery Island, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Westport to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Burren National Park, Scattery Island, The Burren
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

4
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 13th (Tue) at Skellig Michael. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, and see the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

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

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