17 days in Ireland Itinerary

17 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 1 night
2
Wicklow
— 1 night
3
Wexford
— 1 night
4
Kilkenny
— 1 night
5
Cork
— 1 night
6
Killarney
— 2 nights
7
Dingle
— 1 night
8
Dunquin
— Few hours
9
Galway
— 3 nights
10
Sligo
— 2 nights
11
Donegal Town
— 2 nights
12
Carrick
— Few hours

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night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walking tours, Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies. On the 20th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then walk around St Stephens Green, and then take in a show at An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin travel planner.

London, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Wicklow.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Tours · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies ©
An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies

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night
Wicklow

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. On the 22nd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Powerscourt Gardens and House, see human ingenuity at work at Vartry Reservoir, stroll through The Wicklow Way, then contemplate the waterfront views at Glendalough Upper Lake, and finally hike along Devils Glen.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Wicklow day trip planner.

Drive from Dublin to Wicklow in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Wicklow sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Wicklow

Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Vartry Reservoir, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
The Wicklow Way ©
The Wicklow Way
Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House
Vartry Reservoir ©
Vartry Reservoir

1
night
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Iberius Church and then admire the striking features of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Wexford online vacation planner.

Drive from Wicklow to Wexford in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Wexford are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jerpoint Park as well as Kilkenny Cycling Tours. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, get interesting insight from Kilkenny Cycling Tours, and then head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kilkenny trip planning app.

You can drive from Wexford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Jerpoint Park ©
Jerpoint Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): head outdoors with Play Gaelic Games.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cork trip planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Cork by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Cork, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Outdoors

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nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Killarney National Park has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Killarney Falconry and Falconry Kerry. Take a break from Killarney with a short trip to Reenagross Park in Kenmare, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, take in the awesome beauty at Carrantoohil, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Killarney are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kenmare
Highlights from your plan
Killarney Falconry ©
Killarney Falconry
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Stand-Up Paddleboarding as well as Dolphin & Whale Watching. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then stop by Sweet Pea Gift Shop, then see the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dingle holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dunquin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows ©
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

few
hours
Dunquin

Dunquin
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dunquin trip simple and quick.

Dunquin is just a short distance from Dingle. March in Dunquin sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to Galway.

Things to do in Dunquin

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walking tours as well as Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Explore hidden gems such as Galway City Museum and Rinville Park. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Cong (The Quiet Cailin Studios & Monk's Fishing House) and Joyce Country Sheepdogs (in Shanafaraghaun). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and gain insight at National University of Ireland-Galway (UCG).

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Galway road trip website.

Traveling by car from Dunquin to Galway takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dunquin in March: high temperatures in Galway hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Cong, Joyce Country Sheepdogs
Highlights from your plan
Joyce Country Sheepdogs ©
Joyce Country Sheepdogs
Walking tours
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre

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nights
Sligo

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 Dunmoran Strand as well as Sligo Kayak Tours. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with Sligo Kayak Tours and then kick back and relax at Dunmoran Strand. On the next day, take a memorable drive along The Lough Gill Drive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Knocknarea, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sligo trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Galway to Sligo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Galway in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 6°C in Sligo. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Sligo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Rosses Point Loop Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sligo Kayak Tours ©
Sligo Kayak Tours
Knocknarea ©
Knocknarea
The Lough Gill Drive ©
The Lough Gill Drive

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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 2nd (Thu): stroll the grounds of Famine Graveyard. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Barnesmore Gap, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Sacred Heart, then make a trip to Lough Eske, and finally stop by Triona.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Donegal Town road trip planning website.

Drive from Sligo to Donegal Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Donegal Town can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Carrick.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Church of the Sacred Heart ©
Church of the Sacred Heart
Famine Graveyard ©
Famine Graveyard
Lough Eske ©
Lough Eske

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Carrick

Carrick ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Slieve League. On the 4th (Sat), experience rural life at Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations and then get great views at Slieve League.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Carrick trip planner.

Traveling by car from Donegal Town to Carrick takes an hour. In April, daytime highs in Carrick are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carrick

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations ©

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