22 days in Ireland Itinerary

22 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  17 h
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Roundstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Dunmanway
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Kilkenny
— 6 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Guinness Storehouse and Phoenix Park. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Sandycove Beach. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin online vacation planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Dublin is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in April, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): trek along The Wormhole, kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches, and then step off the mainland to explore Inis Meain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Burren Nature Sanctuary & Cafe, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Flaggy Shore, and then explore the world behind art at Galway Arts Centre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Galway day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Roundstone.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Flaggy Shore, Burren Nature Sanctuary & Cafe, The Wormhole
Highlights from your plan
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Flaggy Shore ©
Flaggy Shore

1
night
Roundstone

Roundstone ©
On the 9th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Roundstone Ceramics, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Dog's Bay Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Roundstone Bay.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Roundstone trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Roundstone in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Roundstone

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach
Roundstone Bay ©
Roundstone Bay
Roundstone Ceramics ©
Roundstone Ceramics

2
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. On the 10th (Fri), get great views at Cliffs of Moher, thenkick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at White Strand Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Point Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Kilkee Blue Flag Beach, kick back and relax at Kilkee Beach, and then explore the activities along Doughmore Bay.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Liscannor journey maker app.

Drive from Roundstone to Liscannor in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Liscannor are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilkee, Miltown Malbay, Lahinch Beach, Doughmore Bay
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doughmore Bay ©
Doughmore Bay
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

3
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Inch Beach will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Slea Head Drive and Coumeenoole Beach. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Fermoyle Beach, view the masterpieces at Dingle Artworks, and stroll through Clogher Strand.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dingle trip maker website.

Getting from Liscannor to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Dingle are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ventry, Inch Beach, Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary, Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gougane Barra National Forest Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Banna Strand.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Killarney trip planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Killarney, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Dunmanway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Banna Strand, 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
Banna Strand
Banna Strand

1
night
Dunmanway

Dunmanway
Dunmanway is a town in County Cork, in the southwest of Ireland. On the 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Sam Maguire Visitor Experience.

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

You can drive from Killarney to Dunmanway in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dunmanway

Historic Sites

6
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.
Visit Curracloe Beach and Ballinoulart Beach for some beach relaxation. Kids will enjoy Mayfield Birds of Prey and Kilkenny Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown), Courtown Woods (in Gorey) and Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, grab your bike and head to Waterford Greenway, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Athenaeum Museum.

Make your Kilkenny itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Dunmanway to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Waterford, Wexford, Enniscorthy, Seal Rescue Ireland, Courtown Woods
Highlights from your plan
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve ©
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey

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