33 days in Ireland Itinerary

33 days in Ireland Itinerary

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33 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + bus:  12​h
1
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Achill Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ballina
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Dingle
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Wexford
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liscannor: Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin), Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burren National Park, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and trek along Hag's Head.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Liscannor trip itinerary app .

New York City, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Liscannor. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Liscannor hover around 67°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Corofin, County Clare, Scattery Island, Aillwee Cave, Castlefergus Equestrian
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore) and Ashford Castle (in Cong). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and trek along The Wormhole.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Galway route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Achill Island.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Wormhole, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Ashford Castle, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole

3
nights
Achill Island

Achill Island ©
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Get out of town with these interesting Achill Island side-trips: Westport (The Great Western Greenway, Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Keem Bay, explore the ancient world of Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones, take an in-depth tour of Achill Heritage Centre, and get outside with Atlantic Drive on Achill Island.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Achill Island online day trip planner .

Getting from Galway to Achill Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Achill Island can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ballina.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Westport
Highlights from your plan
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

3
nights
Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ballina: Glencolmcille Folk Village (in Glencolmcille), Slieve League (in Carrick) and Drummindoo Stud (in Westport). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Ceide Fields, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, go for a walk through Downpatrick Head, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosserk Friary.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ballina tour itinerary builder website .

Drive from Achill Island to Ballina in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Ballina

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Slieve League, Michael Davitt Museum, Drummindoo Stud, Ceide Fields, Glencolmcille Folk Village
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Ceide Fields ©
Ceide Fields

4
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, wildlife, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Slea Head Drive, take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dingle Oceanworld.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ballina to Dingle takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Beara Way (in Glengarriff), Charles Fort (in Kinsale) and Kenmare (Blackwater Woodturners, Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Donkey Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Killarney day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Charles Fort, The Donkey Sanctuary, Beara Way
Highlights from your plan
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Waterford (Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, The Clock Tower, & more), Rock of Cashel (in Cashel) and Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, appreciate the history behind Kells Priory, get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online journey planner .

Getting from Killarney to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waterford, Kells Priory, Rock of Cashel, Mayfield Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

3
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Change things up with these side-trips from Wexford: Ferns Castle (in Ferns), Ring of Hook (in New Ross) and Saltee Islands (in Kilmore Quay). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, steep yourself in history at Tintern Abbey, and kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Wexford trip builder website .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Wexford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ring of Hook, Curracloe Beach, Saltee Islands
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey

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 historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, walk around Phoenix Park, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dublin vacation planning site .

Getting from Wexford to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. August in Dublin sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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