17 days in Ireland Itinerary

17 days in Ireland Itinerary

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17 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h
1
Dublin
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Dingle
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Cork
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: London

5
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 museums, breweries, nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, stroll through Phoenix Park, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and make a trip to Temple Bar.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Dublin travel itinerary creator.

London, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. April in Dublin sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

4
nights
Galway

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.
Galway is known for nightlife, nature, historic sites, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park, admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and stroll through Eyre Square.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Galway tour planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Galway sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

1
night
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. On the 13th (Fri), trek along Hag's Head, then stroll through Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Liscannor trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Liscannor sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

4
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Change things up with a short trip to Killarney National Park in Killarney (about 1h 35 min away). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. On the 17th (Tue), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. There's lots more to do: get your bearings at Brian de Staic Jeweller, don't miss a visit to Sinead Lough Ceramics, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium, and look for gifts at Kathleen McAuliffe.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dingle trip builder.

Getting from Liscannor to Dingle by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dingle are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Killarney National Park
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
The Dingle Way ©
The Dingle Way

2
nights
Cork

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, stop by Kinsale Silver, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Blarney Castle & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Tregan Craft Centre, then go for a stroll along the water at SailCork, and then meet the residents at Fota Wildlife Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cork vacation planner.

Getting from Dingle to Cork by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinsale, Cobh, Fota Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance ©
Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

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