24 days in Northern Ireland & Ireland Itinerary

24 days in Northern Ireland & Ireland Itinerary

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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 night
3
Donegal Town, Ireland
— 2 nights
4
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
— 1 night
5
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
6
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
7
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
8
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
9
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
10
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Divis, ponder the world of politics at City Hall, get a new perspective on nature at Ulster Museum, then relax in the rural setting at Streamvale Open Farm, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Black Mountain. Keep things going the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, and finally walk around Victoria Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Belfast trip builder app.

Houston, USA to Belfast is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Houston in May: high temperatures in Belfast hover around 59°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Bushmills.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
City Hall ©
City Hall
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum

1
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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Giant's Causeway, take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route, take in the spiritual surroundings of Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Castlerock Beach, and finally tee off at Bushfoot Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Portrush East Strand, explore the ancient world of Dunseverick Castle, and then sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bushmills trip website.

You can drive from Belfast to Bushmills in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bushmills are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Bushmills

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Castlerock, Portrush East Strand, Causeway Coastal Route
Highlights from your plan
Castlerock Beach ©
Castlerock Beach
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway

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nights
Donegal Town, Ireland

Donegal Town ©
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Donegal Railway Heritage Centre and then don't miss a visit to Lough Eske. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Bluestack Mountains Scenic Route, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Sacred Heart, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Famine Graveyard, then step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, and finally look for gifts at Triona.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Donegal Town online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bushmills to Donegal Town takes 2 hours. In May in Donegal Town, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 51°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Enniskillen.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Church of the Sacred Heart ©
Church of the Sacred Heart
Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Famine Graveyard ©
Famine Graveyard

1
night
Enniskillen, United Kingdom

Enniskillen ©
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. On the 28th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Enniskillen Castle, then steep yourself in history at National Trust - Florence Court, and then Head underground at Marble Arch Caves.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Enniskillen day trip site.

Getting from Donegal Town to Enniskillen by car takes about an hour. May in Enniskillen sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Enniskillen

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Trust - Florence Court ©
National Trust - Florence Court
Marble Arch Caves ©
Marble Arch Caves
Enniskillen Castle ©
Enniskillen Castle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Doo Lough Valley, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, then examine the collection at The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Quay Street. On the next day, stroll around Rinville Park, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway trip planner.

Traveling by car from Enniskillen to Galway takes 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Galway when traveling from Enniskillen in May, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

1
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Liscannor, Ireland

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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, appreciate the history behind The Great Hunger Memorial, kick back and relax at Spanish Point Beach, then don't miss a visit to The Music Makers of West Clare, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hag's Head, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Liscannor travel route planner.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miltown Malbay, Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, The Great Hunger Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Music Makers of West Clare ©
The Music Makers of West Clare

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Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, see the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, then don't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, then go for a stroll along the water at Dingle Marina, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Minard Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Brandon, steep yourself in history at Riasc, then take in the waterfront at Dun Chaoin Pier, and finally identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

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

Getting from Liscannor to Dingle by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Dingle, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Mount Brandon, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dun Chaoin Pier
Highlights from your plan
Riasc ©
Riasc
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller
Dingle Marina ©
Dingle Marina

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Killarney Falconry and The Kerry Way. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Torc Mountain Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Lough Leane, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Killarney online tour planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Killarney sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Killarney Falconry ©
Killarney Falconry
Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Camden Fort Meagher, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, don't miss a visit to Elizabeth Fort, then get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, and finally stroll around Ballincollig Regional Park. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, hunt for treasures at The English Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter and Paul's Church, then look for gifts at Walk Shoes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cork day trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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Kilkenny, Ireland

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 8th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Woodstock House and Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, then stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then sample the tasty concoctions at Brewery Corner, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John the Evangelist Church.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny journey planning website.

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beer Tastings & Tours and The Famine Sculptures. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty.

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Getting from Kilkenny to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kilkenny in June, expect little chillier with lows of 48°F in Dublin. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Howth Hills, Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Beer Tastings & Tours

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