17 days in Ireland, Derry & Belfast Itinerary

17 days in Ireland, Derry & Belfast Itinerary

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17 days in Ireland, Derry & Belfast Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 day
bus:  30​min
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Blarney, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Sneem, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Kinvara, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Westport, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Sligo, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Letterkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Derry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
12
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
Drogheda, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
14
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
End: Dublin, Ireland

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castleruddery Stone Circle, Glendalough Monastic Settlement and Glenmacnass Waterfall. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Glenmacnass Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Glendalough Monastic Settlement, and then contemplate the long history of Castleruddery Stone Circle.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Glenmacnass Waterfall, Glendalough Cathedral, Castleruddery Stone Circle
Highlights from your plan
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral
Castleruddery Stone Circle ©
Castleruddery Stone Circle
Glenmacnass Waterfall ©
Glenmacnass Waterfall

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Rock of Cashel and Kilkenny Castle. On the 22nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kilkenny itinerary website .

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 June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 54°F in Kilkenny. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Blarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Rock of Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©

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Blarney, Ireland

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Our Lady's Well, Stone Circle, Carrigadrohid Castle, and other attractions.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Blarney road trip planning website .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Blarney in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Blarney sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sneem.

Things to do in Blarney

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kenmare, Carrigadrohid Castle
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Stone Circle ©
Stone Circle
Our Lady's Well ©
Our Lady's Well

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Sneem, Ireland

Sneem ©
Sneem is a village situated on the Iveragh Peninsula (part of the Ring of Kerry), in County Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ballinskelligs Abbey as well as Loher stone fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Way the Fairies Went, then make a trip to Staigue Fort, then don't miss a visit to Loher stone fort, and finally make a trip to Ballinskelligs Abbey.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sneem day trip website .

Drive from Blarney to Sneem in 2 hours. June in Sneem sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Sneem

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Loher stone fort, Ballinskelligs Abbey, Staigue Fort, Hotel Dunloe Castle Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Staigue Fort ©
Staigue Fort
Ballinskelligs Abbey ©
Ballinskelligs Abbey
Loher stone fort ©
Loher stone fort

1
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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Killarney National Park, Muckross House, Torc Waterfall, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, then take in the views from Old Weir Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and finally admire the natural beauty at Muckross House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Sneem to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. In June in Killarney, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

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night
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Burren Exposure, Caherdoonerish Stone Fort and Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stop by The Woollen Market.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip app .

Getting from Killarney to Liscannor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kinvara.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Beauty Of The Burren Walks, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Burren Exposure, Caherdoonerish Stone Fort
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

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Kinvara, Ireland

Kinvara ©
Kinvara, also spelled Kinvarra, is a sea port village located in the south of County Galway, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ross Errily Friary as well as Galway's Latin Quarter. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the activities along Kinvara Harbour, explore the ancient world of Tyrone House, then don't miss a visit to Galway's Latin Quarter, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ross Errily Friary.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kinvara trip planning app .

Drive from Liscannor to Kinvara in an hour. In June in Kinvara, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Kinvara

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tyrone House, Ross Errily Friary, Galway's Latin Quarter
Highlights from your plan
Tyrone House ©
Tyrone House
Ross Errily Friary ©
Ross Errily Friary
Galway's Latin Quarter ©
Galway's Latin Quarter

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Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Belderrig Valley Experience as well as Westport House. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at St. Patrick Statue.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Westport trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Kinvara to Westport in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Sligo.

Things to do in Westport

Tours Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

County Mayo
Highlights from your plan
Westport House ©
Westport House
Ballintubber Abbey
Ballintubber Abbey

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Sligo, Ireland

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rathcormac Artisan Food and Craft Market, Sligo Abbey and Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): hunt for treasures at Rathcormac Artisan Food and Craft Market.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sligo day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Westport to Sligo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sligo are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Letterkenny.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Donegal Castle, The High Cross
Highlights from your plan
Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery ©
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

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Letterkenny, Ireland

Letterkenny ©
As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
Donegal County Museum has been added to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Letterkenny trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Sligo to Letterkenny by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Letterkenny can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Derry.

Things to do in Letterkenny

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beltany Stone Circle
Highlights from your plan
Donegal County Museum ©
Donegal County Museum
Beltany Stone Circle ©
Beltany Stone Circle

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Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
Walled city Londonderry has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Walled city Londonderry.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Derry trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Letterkenny to Derry by car takes about an hour. July in Derry sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Derry

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Siege Museum ©
The Siege Museum
Walled city Londonderry ©
Walled city Londonderry

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castlewellan Forest Park, Ballynoe Stone Circle and Ulster Museum. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Patricks Church, then pause for some photo ops at Ballynoe Stone Circle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Castlewellan Forest Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Belfast trip planner .

Traveling by car from Derry to Belfast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Drogheda.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ballynoe Stone Circle, Castlewellan Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Saint Patricks Church ©
Saint Patricks Church
Castlewellan Forest Park ©
Castlewellan Forest Park

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Drogheda, Ireland

Drogheda ©
Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland, known for its tourism and as a centre of industry and medical care. Mellifont Abbey has been added to your itinerary.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Drogheda trip tool .

Getting from Belfast to Drogheda by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Drogheda

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mellifont Abbey ©
Mellifont Abbey

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
You've added Grafton Street, Sweny's, Christ Church Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), take in the local landmarks with City Sightseeing Dublin, stop by Sweny's, then take a stroll through Grafton Street, and finally make a trip to The Spire. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, stroll around St Stephens Green, stroll the grounds of Huguenot Cemetery, then explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle, then see the interesting displays at Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin, and finally examine the collection at National Leprechaun Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dublin holiday planner.

You can drive from Drogheda to Dublin in an hour. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Nightlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

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