17 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
Portrush, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Galway, Ireland
— 4 nights
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Titanic Belfast and Ulster Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore HMS Caroline and W5. Take a break from Belfast with a short trip to World of Owls in Randalstown, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Randalstown Forest Nature Reserve, admire the striking features of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, get your game on at Clip 'n Climb Dundonald, and see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip itinerary builder website.

Rome, Italy to Belfast is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in March, things will get a bit cooler in Belfast: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portrush.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Randalstown, Clip 'n Climb Dundonald, Belfast Zoo
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Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline

2
nights
Portrush, United Kingdom

Portrush ©
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): view the masterpieces at The Puffin Gallery, take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route, thenstep into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle, and finally stroll through Portrush East Strand. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Siege Museum, get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, and then view the masterpieces at The Warehouse Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Portrush trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Belfast to Portrush in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Portrush

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Derry, The Puffin Gallery, Causeway Coastal Route
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The Puffin Gallery ©
The Puffin Gallery
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Dunluce Castle ©
Dunluce Castle

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Craggaunowen. Your inner history buff will appreciate Galway Arts Centre and Galway Cathedral. Take a break from Galway with a short trip to The Belleek Shop in Ennis, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, get curious at James Mitchell Geology Museum, make a trip to Quay Street, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Portrush to Galway takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portrush in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Galway, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Belleek Shop, Craggaunowen
Highlights from your plan
Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Craggaunowen ©
Craggaunowen

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Guinness Storehouse and National Gallery of Ireland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, walk around St Stephens Green, get interesting insight from Tours, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dublin itinerary app.

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Dublin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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