30 days in Ireland Itinerary

30 days in Ireland Itinerary

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30 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Tamworth
Fly:  35​h
1
Dublin
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Dingle
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Kilkenny
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  37​h
End: Tamworth

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dublin Zoo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, take in the exciting artwork at James Joyce Cultural Centre, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Phoenix Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin travel route planner .

Tamworth, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 35-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Tamworth in September, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fanore Beach and Lahinch Beach. Get outdoors at Cliffs of Moher and Scattery Island. Explore Liscannor's surroundings by going to Burren National Park (in Corofin), Burren Perfumery (in Carran) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and look for gifts at The Burren Smokehouse,.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Liscannor trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Aillwee Cave, Fanore Beach, Lahinch Beach, Scattery Island, Burren National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

6
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get in touch with nature at Inch Beach and Slea Head Drive. Kids will enjoy Coumeenoole Beach and Dingle Oceanworld. When in Dingle, make a side trip to see Glanteenassig Wood in Castlegregory, approximately 36 minutes away. On the 16th (Mon), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island, stop by Dingle Crystal, pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, and explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Dingle trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Liscannor to Dingle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Castlegregory, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Inch Beach
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.
Get some historical perspective at Muckross House and Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Barleycove Beach and Banna Strand. Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra) and Ring of Kerry Golf Club (in Templenoe). Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney itinerary planner .

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Gougane Barra National Forest Park, Barleycove Beach, Banna Strand
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park

2
nights
Cork

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 22nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then stop by Kinsale Crystal, then stop by Granny's Bottom Drawer, and finally steep yourself in history at Charles Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Giles Norman Photography Gallery, look for gifts at The Canvas Works, then stop by Kinsale Silver, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fota Wildlife Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Cork trip planning website .

Drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Cork are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Kinsale, Fota Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Kilkenny Castle and Hook Lighthouse. Get in touch with nature at Curracloe Beach and Go With The Flow - River Adventures. Explore Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan), Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, admire the striking features of Tintern Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park.

Start your trip to Kilkenny by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hook Lighthouse, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Ferns Castle, Curracloe Beach, Kia Ora Mini Farm
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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