32 days in Ireland Itinerary

32 days in Ireland Itinerary

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32 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
1
Sligo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Rossnowlagh
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
Pettigo
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Donegal Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Glencolmcille
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Glenties
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
7
Falcarragh
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Clonmany
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Moville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Bridgend
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Letterkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
12
Stranorlar
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Manchester


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4
nights
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aughris Cliff Walk, Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery and Hennigan's Heritage Centre. Popular historic sites such as The High Cross and Tobernalt Holy Well are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hazelwood and Sruth In Aghaidh An Aird - The Devil's Chimney. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Creevykeel Court Tomb.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Sligo day trip app .

Manchester, UK to Sligo is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Manchester in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sligo: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Rossnowlagh.

Things to do in Sligo

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The High Cross, Hennigan's Heritage Centre
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Hennigan's Heritage Centre ©
Hennigan's Heritage Centre
Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery ©
Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery

1
day
Rossnowlagh

Rossnowlagh ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Donegal Craft Village, Famine Graveyard and Rossnowlagh Beach. On the 23rd (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Famine Graveyard, view the masterpieces at Donegal Craft Village, step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, then shop like a local with Local Hands Art Gallery & Gift Shop, then see the interesting displays at Ballyshannon and District Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Rossnowlagh Beach.

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Getting from Sligo to Rossnowlagh by car takes about an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Pettigo.

Things to do in Rossnowlagh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Donegal Town, Ballyshannon
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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Rossnowlagh Beach ©
Rossnowlagh Beach
Ballyshannon and District Museum ©
Ballyshannon and District Museum

1
night
Pettigo

Pettigo
Pettigo is a small village on the border of County Donegal, Republic of Ireland and County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. St Patrick's Purgatory, Lough Derg has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lough Derg and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Patrick's Purgatory, Lough Derg.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Pettigo trip planner .

You can drive from Sligo to Pettigo in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pettigo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rossnowlagh.

Things to do in Pettigo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lough Derg

3
nights
Donegal Town

Donegal Town ©
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lough Eske. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lough Eske, contemplate the long history of Famine Graveyard, explore the historical opulence of Donegal Castle, then cruise along Bluestack Mountains Scenic Route, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Sacred Heart, and finally view the masterpieces at Donegal Craft Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Abbey of the Four Masters (The Abbey) and then stroll through Murder Hole Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Donegal Town online travel planner .

You can take a bus from Sligo to Donegal Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Donegal Town, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Pettigo.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Famine Graveyard ©
Famine Graveyard
Lough Eske ©
Lough Eske

1
night
Glencolmcille

Glencolmcille
You've now added Glencolmcille Folk Village to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): experience rural life at Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations, enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand Beach, then steep yourself in history at Glencolmcille Folk Village, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Glen Gallery Art by Conal.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Glencolmcille day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Sligo to Glencolmcille takes 2 hours. June in Glencolmcille sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Glenties.

Things to do in Glencolmcille

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Malin Beg
Highlights from your plan
Silver Strand Beach
Silver Strand Beach
Glencolmcille Folk Village ©
Glencolmcille Folk Village

1
day
Glenties

Glenties ©
The Glenties is a village in County Donegal, Ireland. Your list of things to see and do now includes Crohy Head Sea Arch, Glengesh Pass, Narin Beach, and other attractions. On the 24th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Crohy Head Sea Arch, appreciate the extensive heritage of Glengesh Pass, stroll through Maghera Beach and Caves, enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Slieve League, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Mura's Cross, Fahan.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Glenties travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Glencolmcille to Glenties takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Glenties can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Falcarragh.

Things to do in Glenties

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ardara, St. Mura's Cross, Fahan, Narin Beach, Slieve League, An Club Beag
Highlights from your plan
Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass
Silver Strand Beach
Silver Strand Beach
Slieve League ©
Slieve League

6
nights
Falcarragh

Falcarragh ©
An Fál Carrach, sometimes called Na Crois Bhealaí is a small Gaeltacht town and townland in north-west County Donegal, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glenveagh Castle as well as Mount Errigal. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Church Dunlewey and Ray Church.. Get outdoors at Glenveagh National Park and Back Strand Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Rock of Doon in Kilmacrennan (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Tory Island, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Errigal View Pet Farm, explore the activities along Donegal Bay, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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

Getting from Glenties to Falcarragh by car takes about an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Clonmany.

Things to do in Falcarragh

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Donegal, Letterkenny, Dunlewey, Gweedore, Rock of Doon
Highlights from your plan
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal

2
nights
Clonmany

Clonmany ©
Clonmany is a village in north-west Inishowen, in County Donegal, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pollan Beach as well as Mamore Gap. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Pollan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Carrickabraghy Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wee House at Malin, then trek along Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, and finally admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Clonmany trip app .

You can drive from Falcarragh to Clonmany in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Moville.

Things to do in Clonmany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dunree Bay, Wee House at Malin, Pollan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Glenevin Waterfall ©
Glenevin Waterfall
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre
Wee House at Malin ©
Wee House at Malin

1
night
Moville

Moville ©
Moville is a coastal town located on the Inishowen Peninsula of County Donegal, Ireland, close to the northern tip of the island of Ireland. You've now added Shroove Lighthouse to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Shroove Lighthouse and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloncha Church & St Buadan'S Cross.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Moville planner .

Moville is just a stone's throw from Clonmany. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Bridgend.

Things to do in Moville

Parks Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Greencastle
Highlights from your plan
Moville Shore Path ©
Moville Shore Path
Kinnagoe Bay ©
Kinnagoe Bay

8
nights
Bridgend

Bridgend ©
Bridgend or Bridge End is a village in County Donegal, Ireland, located on the Inishowen peninsula. You've now added Grianan Of Aileach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Amazing Grace Viewing Platform, Walk and Park!. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Doagh Famine Village, trek along Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, then admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall, and finally delve into the distant past at Grianan Of Aileach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bridgend online trip planner .

You can drive from Falcarragh to Bridgend in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Bridgend are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bridgend

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Clonmany, County Donegal, Amazing Grace Viewing Platform, Walk and Park!, Beltany Stone Circle
Highlights from your plan
Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Beltany Stone Circle ©
Beltany Stone Circle
Grianan Of Aileach ©
Grianan Of Aileach

3
nights
Letterkenny

Letterkenny ©
As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
You've now added Killydonnell Friary to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Killydonnell Friary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Errigal, then step into the grandiose world of Glenveagh Castle, then explore the ancient world of Doe Castle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Glebe House & Gallery The Derek Hill Collection. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Letterkenny route planning tool .

Letterkenny is very close to Bridgend. In July, daytime highs in Letterkenny are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Letterkenny

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doe Castle, Beltany Stone Circle, Glenveagh National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal
Doe Castle ©
Doe Castle

2
nights
Stranorlar

Stranorlar ©
Stranorlar is a small town in the Finn Valley of County Donegal, in Ireland. You've now added Gortletteragh Waterfalls to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Drumboe Woods, contemplate the long history of Beltany Stone Circle, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gortletteragh Waterfalls.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Stranorlar day trip tool .

Stranorlar is very close to Letterkenny. In July, daily temperatures in Stranorlar can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Stranorlar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Beltany Stone Circle
Highlights from your plan
Drumboe Woods ©
Drumboe Woods
Beltany Stone Circle ©
Beltany Stone Circle
Gortletteragh Waterfalls ©
Gortletteragh Waterfalls