24 days in Ireland Itinerary

24 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Fly
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Dublin
— 1 night
Drive
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Galway
— 1 night
Drive
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Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive
4
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive
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Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cork
— 1 night
Drive
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Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive
8
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vale of Glendalough
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Annagry
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Doolin
— 3 nights
Drive
12
Dunquin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Malahide
— 3 nights
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Dublin

— 1 night

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Christ Church Cathedral, Jameson Distillery Bow St. and St Stephens Green. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, stroll around St Stephens Green, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Ann's Church, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Sunlight Chambers, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Christ Church Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Smithfield Square, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., browse the eclectic array of goods at Temple Bar Food Market, then take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, then get engrossed in the history at Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again, and finally appreciate the history behind James Joyce Statue.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary builder website.

Montreal, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Dublin is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping · Museums

Galway

— 1 night

City of the Tribes

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.
On the 12th (Sun), walk around Eyre Square, get outside with Wild Atlantic Way, then make a trip to Quay Street, and finally look for gifts at Claddagh and Celtic Jewellery.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Galway trip planner.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Shopping · Parks

Liscannor

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, relax in the rural setting at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, then stop by Moher Cottage, and finally hike along Hag's Head.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Liscannor trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle

— 1 night
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 14th (Tue), observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, and then cruise along Slea Head Drive.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dingle day trip planning website.

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Killarney

— 2 nights
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Ring of Kerry has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park and then cruise along Ring of Kerry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, then stroll through Muckross House, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Killarney route maker site.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cork

— 1 night

Rebel City

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 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Cork City Gaol, and finally hunt for treasures at The English Market.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cork day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Cork sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Kilkenny

— 1 night

Marble City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rock of Cashel as well as Hore Abbey. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Hore Abbey, then step into the grandiose world of Rock of Cashel, and then contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dublin

— 2 nights

Fair City

On the 18th (Sat), make a trip to The Spire and then snap pictures at Ha'penny Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin day trip website.

Getting from Kilkenny to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kilkenny in April since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 3°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Vale of Glendalough.
Highlights from your trip

Vale of Glendalough

— 2 nights
If you're seeking a view of Ireland's sweeping scenery, visit the rugged and romantic Vale of Glendalough, a glacial valley known for its medieval monastic settlement.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vale of Glendalough: Powerscourt Waterfall (in Enniskerry) and The Gaslamp Gallery (in Gorey). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Wicklow Mountains National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at St Kevins Way/Camaderry Short Walk, admire the striking features of Glendalough Cathedral, and take in the dramatic scenery at Glenmacnass Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vale of Glendalough online road trip planner.

Getting from Dublin to Vale of Glendalough by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Annagry.

Things to do in Vale of Glendalough

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Annagry

— 2 nights
Anagaire is a Gaeltacht village in the Rosses area of County Donegal, Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Unique Ascent. On the 23rd (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at The Art House Ireland Art Gallery and then shake up your sightseeing with Unique Ascent.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Annagry holiday builder website.

Getting from Vale of Glendalough to Annagry by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Vale of Glendalough in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Annagry, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Doolin.

Things to do in Annagry

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Doolin

— 3 nights
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Doolin Cliff Walk has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Doolin: Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations (in Caherconnell) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, join in the after-dark buzz at Irish Crafts - Doolin, take in the waterfront at Doolin Pier, and explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave.

To find out how to plan a trip to Doolin, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Annagry to Doolin by car takes about 5 hours. In April in Doolin, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dunquin.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Dunquin

— 2 nights
The Dingle Way has been added to your itinerary. On the 28th (Tue), hike along The Dingle Way and then head off the coast to Great Blasket Island.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dunquin trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Doolin to Dunquin in 3.5 hours. April in Dunquin sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Malahide.

Things to do in Dunquin

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Malahide

— 3 nights
Malahide is an affluent coastal suburban town outside Dublin city in Fingal, Ireland. You've now added Malahide Castle to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Irish Military War Museum & Family Park, then delve into the distant past at Bru na Boinne, and then sample the fine beverages at Slane Whiskey Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Malahide Castle, tee off at Malahide Golf Club, and then get great views at Howth Head.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Malahide trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Dunquin to Malahide in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Dunquin in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Malahide, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malahide

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Beaches

Side Trips

Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.