20 days in Ireland Itinerary

20 days in Ireland Itinerary

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20 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + bus:  15​h 15​min
1
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liscannor: Scattery Island (in Kilrush), Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin) and Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee). Spend the 15th (Sun) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and examine the collection at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Liscannor road trip planning site .

New Delhi, India to Liscannor is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get cooler in Liscannor: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Corofin, County Clare, Castlefergus Equestrian, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Scattery Island
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 18th (Wed) at Skellig Michael. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, make a trip to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dingle online travel route planner .

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Kerry, Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Beara Way (in Glengarriff), Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra) and Kenmare (Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm & The Weavers Shop). Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House and explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Killarney tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Beara Way, Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral, then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and finally walk around President John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Kinsale Crystal, get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, and finally play a few rounds at Old Head Golf Links.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cork attractions planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Cork, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinsale, Cobh
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: King of the Vikings VR (in Waterford), Tintern Abbey (in Wexford) and Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny holiday tool .

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tintern Abbey, King of the Vikings VR, Ferns Castle, Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

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 historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, stroll around St Stephens Green, browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by bus from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Dublin are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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