29 days in Ireland Itinerary

29 days in Ireland Itinerary

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29 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Buncrana
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Westport
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Inishmore
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  2​h
5
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Orlando

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Bru na Boinne. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip maker tool .

Orlando, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect Dublin to be much colder, temps between 53°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street

4
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Get some cultural insight at Glenveagh Castle and Amazing Grace Viewing Platform, Walk and Park!. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Slieve League and Culdaff Beach. Explore Buncrana's surroundings by going to Portsalon Beach (in Portsalon), Pollan Beach (in Ballyliffin) and Five Fingers Strand (in Malin). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Doagh Famine village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloncha Church & St Buadan'S Cross, look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, and kick back and relax at Porthaw Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Buncrana trip builder app .

You can drive from Dublin to Buncrana in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Dublin in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 49°F in Buncrana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Westport.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Culdaff, Five Fingers Strand, Slieve League, Glenveagh Castle, Pollan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village

3
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Let the collections at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life and Michael Davitt Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Atlantic Drive on Achill Island and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Get out of town with these interesting Westport side-trips: Belleek Castle Museum (in Ballina), Mulranny Strand (in Mulranny) and Sky Rd (in Clifden). There's more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway and look for all kinds of wild species at The Lost Valley.

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Traveling by car from Buncrana to Westport takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Buncrana in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Westport, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sky Rd, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Belleek Castle Museum, Mulranny Strand, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

1
night
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 9th (Sat), stroll through Kilmurvey Beach, then delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then delve into the distant past at Dun Eoghanachta, and finally explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair.

Plan my trip to Inishmore with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Westport to Inishmore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Inishmore, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Salthill Promenade. Get a sense of the local culture at Galway Cathedral and Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb. Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), King John's Castle (in Limerick) and Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave & Burren Birds of Prey Centre). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, contemplate the long history of Galway Arts Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, and stroll through Strandhill Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Galway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May in Galway, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, King John's Castle
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre

3
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
We've included these beaches for you: Inch Beach and Clogher Strand. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Slea Head Drive and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory, get interesting insight from Tours, and take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dingle online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Galway to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Dingle are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Inch Beach, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step out of the city life by going to Inchydoney Beach and Ring of Kerry. Appreciate the collections at Cork City Gaol and Blackwater Woodturners. Go for a jaunt from Killarney to Kinsale to see Charles Fort about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, and explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Killarney, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Inchydoney Beach, Cork City Gaol, Charles Fort, Ring of Kerry
Highlights from your plan
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rock of Cashel and Mayfield Birds of Prey. Get some historical perspective at Hook Lighthouse and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Explore Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Waterford (Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum & King of the Vikings VR), Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny road trip planner .

Getting from Killarney to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Waterford, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Rock of Cashel, Hook Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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