30 days in Ireland Itinerary

30 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Bus:  2 h
1
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Wexford
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Westport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Dublin
— 6 nights
End: Dublin

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 Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Rock of Cashel (in Cashel) and Waterford (William Vincent Wallace Plaza, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, &more). There's much more to do: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, get engrossed in the history at Medieval Mile Museum, appreciate the history behind Kells Priory, and contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip maker website.

Dublin to Kilkenny is an approximately 2- hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Kells Priory, Rock of Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

3
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wexford: Ferns Castle (in Ferns), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and Saltee Islands (in Kilmore Quay). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Tintern Abbey, see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Wexford using our trip planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Wexford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Wells House & Gardens, Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, Irish National Heritage Park, Saltee Islands
Highlights from your plan
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Beara Way (in Glengarriff) and Ring of Beara (in Kenmare). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, stroll through Muckross House, and hike along Old Kenmare Road.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Killarney route planner.

Drive from Wexford to Killarney in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Beara Way
Highlights from your plan
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

4
nights
Dingle

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: head off the coast to Skellig Michael, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coumeenoole Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dingle day trip planning website.

Getting from Killarney to Dingle by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

County Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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. Get out of town with these interesting Liscannor side-trips: Scattery Island (in Kilrush) and Kilkee (Kilkee Cliff Walk & Bridges of Ross). There's lots more to do: get great views at Cliffs of Moher, stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, explore the striking landscape at The Burren, and look for gifts at The Aloe Tree.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Liscannor tour planner.

Drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Kilkee, Scattery Island, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, The Aloe Tree
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Wormhole, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corcomroe Abbey, get outside with Wild Atlantic Way, and pause for some photo ops at Galway City Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway day trip planning site.

You can drive from Liscannor to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Galway are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Castlefergus Equestrian, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Wormhole, Burren National Park
Highlights from your plan
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole

3
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Get out of town with these interesting Westport side-trips: Keem Bay (in Dooagh) and The Lost Valley (in Silver Strand). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, cruise along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, view the masterpieces at The Quay Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Drummindoo Stud.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Westport attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Westport, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

The Lost Valley, Keem Bay
Highlights from your plan
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

6
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 museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, stroll around St Stephens Green, and browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Westport to Dublin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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