19 days in Ireland Itinerary

19 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth
Fly + Bus:  25 h
1
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Buncrana
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Dublin
— 6 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Perth

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Waterford (St. Saviour's Dominican Priory, Christ Church Cathedral, &more) and Cahir Abbey (in Tipperary). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Castlecomer Discovery Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kilkenny sightseeing planning website.

Perth, Australia to Kilkenny is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Perth in December, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Kilkenny: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Waterford, Kells Priory, Cahir Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park

2
nights
Killarney

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 25th (Fri): hike along Old Kenmare Road, browse the exhibits of The Purcell Gallery, and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Blackwater Woodturners, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church, then have some family-friendly fun at Faungorth Activity Centre, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gougane Barra National Forest Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Killarney route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kenmare, Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road

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 27th (Sun), stroll through Spanish Point Beach, stroll through White Strand Beach, trek along Hag's Head, then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, and finally stop by The Woollen Market.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Liscannor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Liscannor are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Miltown Malbay
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head
Spanish Point Beach ©
Spanish Point Beach

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 28th (Mon), ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, then take in the awesome beauty at Minaun, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dugort Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at Achill Heritage Centre. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Bertra beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand, and then admire the sheer force of Aasleagh Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Westport day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Westport takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Liscannor in December: highs in Westport hover around 8°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Achill Island, Silver Strand, Aasleagh Falls
Highlights from your plan
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Aasleagh Falls ©
Aasleagh Falls
Achill Heritage Centre ©
Achill Heritage Centre

2
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloncha Church & St Buadan'S Cross, then enjoy the sand and surf at Culdaff Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pollan Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthaw Beach, then kick back and relax at Straghill Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lisfannon Strand, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Wains World.

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Getting from Westport to Buncrana by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Westport in December, Buncrana is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Culdaff, Pollan Beach, Glenevin Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Wains World ©
Wains World
Glenevin Waterfall ©
Glenevin Waterfall
Cloncha Church & St Buadan'S Cross ©
Cloncha Church & St Buadan'S Cross

6
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, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip website.

Drive from Buncrana to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Buncrana in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dublin, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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