24 days in Ireland Itinerary

24 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Wexford
— 1 night
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
3
Waterford
— 2 nights
4
Kinsale
— 2 nights
5
Dingle
— 2 nights
6
Liscannor
— 2 nights
7
Galway
— 2 nights
8
Westport
— 2 nights
9
Buncrana
— 2 nights
10
Dublin
— 5 nights

1
night
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle, and then admire the striking features of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Tintern Abbey, enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, thensteep yourself in history at The Bull Ring, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Keyser's Lane.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Wexford online trip maker.

Durban, South Africa to Wexford is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Durban to Wexford, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durban in September, expect Wexford to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Curracloe Beach, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, The Bull Ring
Highlights from your plan
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre ©
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, stroll through Kilkenny Castle, thenget a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): appreciate the views at Nore Valley Walking Route, stroll around Kilfane Waterfall and Glen, thencontemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kilkenny day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wexford to Kilkenny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Waterford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

2
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Waterford

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at King of the Vikings, thenstep into the grandiose world of Ballyhack Castle, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Waterford Greenway, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Dominican Priory. On your second day here, cool off at Dunmore Adventure, explore the activities along Coumshingaun Lough, and then identify plant and animal life at Mayfield Birds of Prey.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Waterford holiday planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Waterford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Waterford sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Waterford

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Dunmore Adventure, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Ballyhack Castle
Highlights from your plan
Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Dunmore Adventure ©
Dunmore Adventure
King of the Vikings ©
King of the Vikings

2
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, thenlook for gifts at Kinsale Silver, and finally tee off at Old Head Golf Links. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, thensee the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kinsale trip planner.

Getting from Waterford to Kinsale by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Cobh, Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Highlights from your plan
Birds of Prey Educational Centre ©
Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get outside with Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, thenget up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally kick back and relax at Clogher Strand.

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Traveling by car from Kinsale to Dingle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get outside with Wild Kitchen, stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, thenstep off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, and then make a trip to The Pollock Holes.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor tour builder tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Dingle to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilkee, Wild Kitchen, Scattery Island, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): walk around Merlin Woods Park and then take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Galway trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Galway can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, thengrab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Lost Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Drummindoo Stud, thendon't miss a visit to Jacks Old Cottage, thensteep yourself in history at Westport House, and finally explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Westport trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Galway to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

The Lost Valley, Michael Davitt Museum, Jacks Old Cottage
Highlights from your plan
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley

2
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. On the 18th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Buncrana Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Lisfannon Strand, thencruise along Mamore Gap, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunree Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthaw Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straghill Beach, contemplate the long history of Amazing Grace Viewing Platform, Walk and Park!, explore the historical opulence of O'Doherty's Keep & Buncrana Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, Buncrana, and finally get in on the family fun at Wains World.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Buncrana journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Westport to Buncrana takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Buncrana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Buncrana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mamore Gap
Highlights from your plan
Mamore Gap
Mamore Gap
Wains World ©
Wains World
St Mary's Church, Buncrana ©
St Mary's Church, Buncrana

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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 museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip builder tool.

Drive from Buncrana to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Buncrana in September, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Dublin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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