32 days in Ireland, Iceland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

32 days in Ireland, Iceland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

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32 days in Ireland, Iceland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Prague, Czech Republic
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Cork, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Killarney, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Galway, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Akureyri, Iceland
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
6
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Eysturoy, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Prague, Czech Republic

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cork side-trips: Kinsale (Kinsale Regional Museum & Charles Fort), Birds of Prey Educational Centre (in Midleton) and The Donkey Sanctuary (in Mallow). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Mayfield Birds of Prey, and take a tour of Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cork day trip site .

Prague, Czech Republic to Cork is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Prague in July; daily highs in Cork reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Cobh, Kinsale, Mahon Falls (a.k.a. Eas na Machan), The Donkey Sanctuary, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Highlights from your plan
Birds of Prey Educational Centre ©
Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

5
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Dingle (Eask Tower, Brian de Staic Jeweller, & more). Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 15th (Wed) at Skellig Michael. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, and take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Cork to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle, County Kerry, Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, make a trip to Eyre Square, stop by The Woollen Market, and steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway day trip planner .

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Galway when traveling from Killarney in July, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Westport, County Clare, Ennis, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Aillwee Cave
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

6
nights
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.
Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Kilkenny (Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, & more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, stroll around Phoenix Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planning app .

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, wildlife, parks, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Akureyri journey website .

You can fly from Dublin to Akureyri in 5 hours. Traveling from Dublin in July, things will get a bit cooler in Akureyri: highs are around 16°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Strokkur (in Geysir). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip app .

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjavik by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Eysturoy.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Strokkur, Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Falls, Bruarfoss Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

1
night
Eysturoy, Faroe Islands

Eysturoy ©
Eysturoy boasts some of the tallest volcanic mountain peaks in its archipelago.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Risin and Kellingin, explore the fascinating underground world of Cleft Of Gjogv, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Christianskirkjan.

Discover how to plan a Eysturoy trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Eysturoy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Torshavn.

Things to do in Eysturoy

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Christianskirkjan
Highlights from your plan
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv
Risin and Kellingin ©
Risin and Kellingin

3
nights
Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Get out of town with these interesting Torshavn side-trips: Trollkonufingur (in Sandavagur) and Nolsoyar Viti (in Nolsoy). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, make a trip to The Nordic House, enjoy the sea views from Skansin Fortress, and examine the collection at National Museum of the Faroe Islands.

To find out how to plan a trip to Torshavn, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Eysturoy to Torshavn in an hour. In August in Torshavn, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Torshavn

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vagar Island, Trollkonufingur, Kirkjubour Cathedral, Nolsoyar Viti, National Museum of the Faroe Islands
Highlights from your plan
Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
National Museum of the Faroe Islands ©
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral

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