33 days in Ireland Itinerary

33 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Buncrana
— 2 nights
2
Kilcar
— 2 nights
3
Louisburgh
— 3 nights
4
Ballyvaughan
— 4 nights
5
Kilkee
— 2 nights
6
Dingle
— 6 nights
7
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
8
Wexford
— 3 nights
9
Dublin
— 6 nights

2
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Mary's Church, Buncrana and O'Doherty's Keep & Buncrana Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Five Fingers Strand and Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Buncrana: Kinnagoe Bay (in Greencastle) and Culdaff Beach (in Culdaff). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall, kick back and relax at Lisfannon Strand, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthaw Beach.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Buncrana trip planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Buncrana is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Buncrana is 7 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Buncrana, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kilcar.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Clonmany, Kinnagoe Bay, Five Fingers Strand, Culdaff Beach
Highlights from your plan
Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Glenevin Waterfall ©
Glenevin Waterfall
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre

2
nights
Kilcar

Kilcar
Cill Charthaigh is a Gaeltacht village on the R263 regional road in the south west of County Donegal, Ireland. On the 4th (Tue), kick back and relax at Muckross Head Peninsula and then stroll through Silver Strand Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Rossnowlagh Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Narin Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kilcar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buncrana to Kilcar takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kilcar are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Louisburgh.

Things to do in Kilcar

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rossnowlagh Beach, Narin Beach, Silver Strand Beach, Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Silver Strand Beach
Silver Strand Beach
Muckross Head Peninsula ©
Muckross Head Peninsula
Rossnowlagh Beach ©
Rossnowlagh Beach

3
nights
Louisburgh

Louisburgh ©
Louisburgh is a small town on the southwest corner of Clew Bay in County Mayo, Ireland. Get some cultural insight at The Lost Valley and The Cong Heritage Trail. Get outdoors at Cross Beach Loop Walk and Belleek Castle Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Louisburgh side-trips: Rosserk Friary (in Ballina), Parade (in Newport) and Joyce Country Sheepdogs (in Shanafaraghaun). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Silver Strand and kick back and relax at Mulranny Strand.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Louisburgh trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kilcar to Louisburgh takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ballyvaughan.

Things to do in Louisburgh

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballina, Parade, Joyce Country Sheepdogs, The Cong Heritage Trail, Cross Beach Loop Walk
Highlights from your plan
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum

4
nights
Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan ©
Nestled between the coast of Galway Bay and the hills of the Burren, the small, scenic harbor village of Ballyvaughan serves as a hub for exploring the region.
Popular historic sites such as Corcomroe Abbey and Gleninagh Castle and Fulacht Fiadh are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to The Burren and Cliffs of Moher. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ballyvaughan: Burren National Park (in Corofin), Galway (Salthill Beaches & Charlie Byrne's Bookshop) and Hag's Head (in Liscannor). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Fanore Beach, identify plant and animal life at Flaggy Shore, and Head underground at Aillwee Cave.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ballyvaughan journey maker site.

Drive from Louisburgh to Ballyvaughan in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ballyvaughan can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kilkee.

Things to do in Ballyvaughan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Galway, Liscannor, Burren National Park, Fanore Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Burren ©
The Burren
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

2
nights
Kilkee

Kilkee ©
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Kilkee Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Bridges of Ross, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Doughmore Bay, and finally kick back and relax at Spanish Point Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts, thenkick back and relax at Kilkee Blue Flag Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at White Strand Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkee holiday maker.

Getting from Ballyvaughan to Kilkee by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February in Kilkee, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkee

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Miltown Malbay, Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts, Doughmore Bay
Highlights from your plan
Bridges of Ross ©
Bridges of Ross
Doughmore Bay ©
Doughmore Bay
Spanish Point Beach ©
Spanish Point Beach

6
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Holden Leathergoods and Sweet Pea Gift Shop. Get some cultural insight at Dingle Artworks and Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. On the 19th (Wed), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the galleries of Penny's Pottery, and stop by Sea Glass Studio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dingle travel route builder website.

Getting from Kilkee to Dingle by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Ventry, Dingle Peninsula, Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Castlecomer Discovery Park and Mount Juliet Estate. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Nicholas Mosse Pottery and Darcys Treasures. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny road trip planning website.

Drive from Dingle to Kilkenny in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Kilkenny sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

3
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. You'll get in some beach time at Curracloe Beach and Ballinoulart Beach. Visiting Seal Rescue Ireland and Ballymoney Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, stroll around Irish National Heritage Park, steep yourself in history at Selskar Abbey, and enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Wexford road trip planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Wexford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

County Wexford, Enniscorthy, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Ballymoney Beach, Curracloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Seal Rescue Ireland ©
Seal Rescue Ireland
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve ©
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

6
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.
Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Grafton Street and Cleo Knitwear. Step out of Dublin to go to Portmarnock and see Portmarnock Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Dublin Zoo, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dublin itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Wexford to Dublin takes 2 hours. Traveling from Wexford in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Dublin, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Portmarnock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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