24 days in Ireland Itinerary

24 days in Ireland Itinerary

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24 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Achill Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Galway
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  29​h
End: Sydney

4
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: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, wander the streets of Temple Bar, browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin online trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Dublin. In June, daytime highs in Dublin are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then admire the landmark architecture of Kilkenny Architectural Salvage & Antiques, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rock of Cashel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Kilkenny. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

3
nights
Achill Island

Achill Island ©
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Change things up with these side-trips from Achill Island: Westport (The Great Western Greenway, Westport House, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Keem Bay, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and make a trip to Deserted Village.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Achill Island online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Kilkenny to Achill Island in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kilkenny in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Achill Island, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Achill Island

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Westport
Highlights from your plan
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Scattery Island (in Kilrush), Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave & Burren Birds of Prey Centre). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, Head underground at Doolin Cave, look for gifts at Burren Perfumery, and steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Achill Island to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Liscannor are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

County Clare, Ballyvaughan, Scattery Island, Doolin Cave, Burren Perfumery
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.
Dingle is known for historic sites, wildlife, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, steep yourself in history at Irish Famine Cottages, and get outside with Dingle Peninsula.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dingle travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to 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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, and then make a trip to Ladies' View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muckross House, then appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney trip planner .

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 9th (Thu), you're off toGalway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

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.
Step out of Galway to go to Kylemore and see Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, trek along The Wormhole, admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade.

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You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Galway when traveling from Killarney in July, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Wormhole, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole

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