17 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

17 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
3
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
4
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
5
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
6
Ennis, Ireland
— Few hours
7
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
8
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Get some historical perspective at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Glendalough Cathedral and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. When in Dublin, make a side trip to see Powerscourt Gardens and House in Enniskerry, approximately Enniskerry away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, and get engrossed in the history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Dublin at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Glendalough Cathedral, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral

1
night
Kilkenny, Ireland

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.
On the 19th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, thencontemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dublin in June since evenings lows in Kilkenny dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

2
nights
Cork, Ireland

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 20th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market, and then admire the masterpieces at Crawford Art Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cork online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Cork in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
The English Market ©
The English Market
Crawford Art Gallery ©
Crawford Art Gallery

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Banna Strand, and then don't miss a visit to Blennerville Windmill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Kerry County Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Muckross House.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Killarney tour planner.

You can drive from Cork to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Tralee
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Kerry County Museum ©
Kerry County Museum
Banna Strand
Banna Strand

2
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Minard Castle, stroll through Inch Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, and finally explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Leacanabuaile Fort and then explore the striking landscape at Skelligs Rock.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dingle day trip planner.

Drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Dingle are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Ennis.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leacanabuaile Fort, Inch Beach, Dun Chaoin Pier, Skelligs Rock
Highlights from your plan
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dun Chaoin Pier ©
Dun Chaoin Pier

few
hours
Ennis, Ireland

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Craggaunowen.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ennis sightseeing planner.

Drive from Dingle to Ennis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Ennis, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Ennis

Museums

Side Trip

Craggaunowen
Highlights from your plan
Craggaunowen ©
Craggaunowen

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Royal Abbey of Cong, steep yourself in history at Monk's Fishing House, thencontemplate the long history of Aughnanure Castle, thenview the masterpieces at Spiddal Craft & Design Studios, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Coole Park Nature Reserve and then get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Galway online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ennis to Galway in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cong, Aughnanure Castle, Coole Park Nature Reserve, Spiddal Craft & Design Studios
Highlights from your plan
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong
Coole Park Nature Reserve ©
Coole Park Nature Reserve
Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle

2
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at SS Nomadic, contemplate the long history of Scrabo Tower, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic), and finally examine the collection at Navan Centre & Fort. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Ulster Aviation Society, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Belfast trip builder website.

You can drive from Galway to Belfast in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June in Belfast, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Armagh, Ulster Aviation Society, Scrabo Tower
Highlights from your plan
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
SS Nomadic ©
SS Nomadic
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

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