33 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
2
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
3
Cork, Ireland
— 4 nights
4
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
5
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
6
Derry, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
7
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
9
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
10
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beer Tastings & Tours and 14 Henrietta Street. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry) and Cliff Walk Car Park Bray (in Bray). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and take an in-depth tour of The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dublin trip maker.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Dublin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Belo Horizonte in July, with highs in Dublin at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Powerscourt Gardens and House, Cliff Walk Car Park Bray
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Beer Tastings & Tours

2
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

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 hidden gems such as Smithwick's Experience and Kilfane Waterfall and Glen. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, stroll through The Barrow Way, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kilkenny when traveling from Dublin in July, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Smithwick's Experience ©
Smithwick's Experience
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cork City Gaol and Camden Fort Meagher. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, don't miss a visit to Elizabeth Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter and Paul's Church, and browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cork travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cork can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

3
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Mary's Cathedral and Irish Whiskey Experience. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, try to win big at Killarney Races, admire the natural beauty at Killarney House Gardens, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hotel Dunloe Castle Gardens.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Killarney visit planner.

You can drive from Cork to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Killarney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

3
nights
Galway, Ireland

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kayaking & Canoeing and Galway City Museum. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, take in nature's colorful creations at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and stroll around Eyre Square.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Galway route maker app.

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Killarney in July, Galway is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Derry.

Things to do in Galway

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum

3
nights
Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tower Museum and St. Augustine's Church. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Free Derry, stroll the grounds of Derry City Cemetery, make a trip to Republican Murals: Girl In School Uniform, and pause for some photo ops at Free Derry Corner.

To plan Derry vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Galway to Derry by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Derry are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Derry

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Columb's Cathedral ©
St. Columb's Cathedral
Tower Museum ©
Tower Museum
Museum of Free Derry ©
Museum of Free Derry

3
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Queen's University and Ulster Museum. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to City Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Malachy's Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Derry to Belfast by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Queen's University ©
Queen's University
City Hall ©
City Hall

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Photography Tours and Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Jedburgh (Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum & Jedburgh Abbey). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, have some family-friendly fun at The Realm VR, walk around Holyrood Park, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Belfast to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Jedburgh
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park

3
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Mackintosh House, thenexplore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then wander the streets of Glasgow West End. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour of The Tall Ship at Riverside, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, thenget engrossed in the history at The Tenement House, and finally walk around Kelvingrove Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Glasgow day trip app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Mackintosh House
The Mackintosh House
The Tall Ship at Riverside ©
The Tall Ship at Riverside

2
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): head outdoors with Morar Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Donald Cameron, thenappreciate the history behind Fort William War Memorial, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Peace Memorial.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Fort William road trip app.

You can drive from Glasgow to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Morar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis

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