21 days in Ireland, Luxembourg & Scotland Itinerary

21 days in Ireland, Luxembourg & Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
6
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

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 Old Kenmare Road (in Kenmare) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dingle). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, and take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Killarney sightseeing planner.

Calgary, Canada to Killarney is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Killarney is 7 hours. Traveling from Calgary in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Killarney, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Old Kenmare Road, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

3
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 out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge. (in Lisdoonvarna) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, stroll around Eyre Square, and steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Galway using our trip planner.

Drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Galway are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Castlefergus Equestrian, Scattery Island
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Burren ©
The Burren

4
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, walk around St Stephens Green, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin day trip planning site.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Vianden Castle and then trek along Mullerthal Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Alte Sauerbrucke, brush up on your military savvy at MNHM National Museum of Military History, thensteep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Luxembourg City itinerary builder website.

Fly from Dublin to Luxembourg City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Dublin to Luxembourg City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

MNHM National Museum of Military History, Vianden Castle, Alte Sauerbrucke, Mullerthal Trail
Highlights from your plan
Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
MNHM National Museum of Military History ©
MNHM National Museum of Military History
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, get your game on at Great Away Days, and view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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You can fly from Luxembourg City to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Luxembourg City in May, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

4
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch), Steall Waterfall (in Fort William) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, explore the striking landscape of Cairngorms National Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Inverness trip maker.

Getting from Edinburgh to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Inverness are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Clava Cairns, Black Isle Brewery, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Culloden Battlefield, Steall Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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