29 days in Ireland Itinerary

29 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Fly
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Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kinsale
— 3 nights
Drive
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Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Liscannor
— 3 nights
Bus to County Clare, Doolin Pier ->NE, Ferry to Inishmore
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Inishmore
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Taxi to Westport
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Westport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Galway
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dublin
— 5 nights
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Kilkenny

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Saltee Islands (in Kilmore Quay). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, tee off at Pococke Golf Centre, admire the verdant scenery at Nore Valley Walking Route, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Kilkenny road trip planning tool.

Izmir, Turkey to Kilkenny is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kinsale side-trips: Birds of Prey Educational Centre (in Midleton) and Cobh (Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story, Titanic Memorial Garden, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, admire the natural beauty at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, and view the masterpieces at The Boathouse Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kinsale trip planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kinsale

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trips

3
nights
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra), Kenmare (St. Patrick's Church & Ring of Beara) and Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and admire the natural beauty at Muckross House.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney holiday maker.

Drive from Kinsale 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 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
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Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, head off the coast to Skellig Michael, and take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dingle road trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

3
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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liscannor: Kilkee (Kilkee Cliff Walk & The Pollock Holes) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, relax in the rural setting at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor online itinerary builder.

Getting from Dingle to Liscannor by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

2
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Inishmore

Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stop by Aran Sweater Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, contemplate the long history of Dun Aonghasa, then delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, and finally don't miss a visit to Teampall Chiarain. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), then trek along The Wormhole, and then make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Inishmore itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Liscannor to Inishmore in 3.5 hours. In July in Inishmore, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Westport.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Westport

Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Keem Bay (in Dooagh), The Lost Valley (in Silver Strand) and Ballina (Belleek Castle Museum, Rosserk Friary, &more). There's lots more to do: explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, cruise along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Westport driving holiday app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Westport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

3
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Galway

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). The adventure continues: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, browse the exhibits of Lynch's Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

5
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Dublin

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Dublin sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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.