32 days in Ireland Itinerary

32 days in Ireland Itinerary

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32 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  19 h
1
Dublin
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Buncrana
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dunfanaghy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Westport
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Dingle
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

5
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: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin road trip site .

Vancouver, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Dublin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Dublin when traveling from Vancouver in March, with lows around 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Buncrana.

Things to do in Dublin

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

5
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buncrana: Culdaff Beach (in Culdaff) and Pollan Beach (in Ballyliffin). Next up on the itinerary: try for a hole-in-one at Donegal Airsoft, kick back and relax at Lisfannon Strand, cruise along Mamore Gap, and stroll through Straghill Beach.

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You can drive from Dublin to Buncrana in 4 hours. Traveling from Dublin in March, Buncrana is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Buncrana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Clonmany, Culdaff, Doagh Famine village, Pollan Beach, Donegal Airsoft
Highlights from your plan
Mamore Gap
Mamore Gap
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre
Donegal Airsoft ©
Donegal Airsoft

4
nights
Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dunfanaghy: Poison Glen (in Gweedore), Slieve League (in Carrick) and Tropical World (in Letterkenny). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park, explore the galleries of The Art House Art Gallery, take in the views from Harry Blaney Bridge, and get outside with Jaws Watersports.

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dunfanaghy trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Buncrana to Dunfanaghy by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Westport.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Letterkenny, Harry Blaney Bridge, Glenveagh National Park, Slieve League, Poison Glen
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal

4
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Westport is known for trails, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Drummindoo Stud, tee off at Westport Golf Club, and get answers to all your questions at Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Westport trip maker site .

Getting from Dunfanaghy to Westport by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Westport when traveling from Dunfanaghy in March, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). Next up on the itinerary: experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, grab your bike and head to South Park, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way.

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Traveling by car from Westport to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Galway, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Castlefergus Equestrian, Cliffs of Moher, Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

4
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
When in Dingle, make a side trip to see Aqua Dome in Tralee, approximately Tralee away. There's lots more to do: cruise along Slea Head Drive, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, delve into the lush surroundings at Glenteenassig Forest Park, and categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Dingle Oceanworld.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dingle route planning website .

You can drive from Galway to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

County Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Glenteenassig Forest Park, Inch Beach, Aqua Dome
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Waterford Greenway (in Waterford), Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown) and Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, identify plant and animal life at Mayfield Birds of Prey, and appreciate the views at Nore Valley Walking Route.

For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny online attractions planner .

Drive from Dingle to Kilkenny in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Waterford Greenway, Seal Rescue Ireland, Curracloe Beach, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Mayfield Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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