35 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

35 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
2
Galway, Ireland
— 5 nights
3
Limerick, Ireland
— 5 nights
4
Cork, Ireland
— 5 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights

7
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.
Ulster Museum and Titanic Belfast will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral Quarter and Carrickfergus Castle. Go for a jaunt from Belfast to Bellaghy to see Seamus Heaney HomePlace about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at HMS Caroline, explore the historical opulence of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of City Hall, and gain insight at Queen's University.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Belfast day trip planning site.

Wellington, New Zealand to Belfast is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 12 hours. In June, Belfast is a bit warmer than Wellington - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Carrickfergus, Ulster Aviation Society, War Years Remembered (War Museum), Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Quarter ©
Cathedral Quarter
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline

5
nights
Galway, Ireland

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Salthill Promenade and Riverside Walk. You'll explore and learn at Galway City Museum and The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Gort (Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum, Coole Park Nature Reserve, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Galway Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Legend of the Claddagh Ring, explore the world behind art at Connemara Marble Visitor's Center, and admire the verdant scenery at Doo Lough Valley.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Belfast to Galway takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Belfast in June, Galway is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Limerick.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gort, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Connemara Marble Visitor's Center
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine's Church ©
St. Augustine's Church
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral
Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum ©
Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum

5
nights
Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and King John's Castle. Popular historic sites such as Knappogue Castle and St. Joseph's Church are in your itinerary. Step out of Limerick with an excursion to Quin Abbey in Quin--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Hunt Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary's Cathedral, catch a live event at Thomond Park Stadium, and walk around Curragh Chase Forest Park.

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Drive from Galway to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Limerick can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Holy Trinity Abbey Church, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Quin Abbey, Dromoland Castle, Knappogue Castle
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle
Hunt Museum ©
Hunt Museum

5
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.
Let the collections at Cobh Heritage Centre and Old Cork Waterworks Experience capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Cobh Cathedral and St Fin Barre's Cathedral. Take a break from Cork with a short trip to St. Mary's Collegiate Church in Youghal, about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter and Paul's Church, and gain insight at University College Cork (UCC).

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cork tour planning site.

Drive from Limerick to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Cork, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cobh, St. Mary's Collegiate Church
Highlights from your plan
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Cobh Heritage Centre ©
Cobh Heritage Centre
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

7
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.
You've now added Wicklow Mountains National Park to your itinerary. Let the collections at Guinness Storehouse and GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Beer Tastings & Tours and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: The Holy Redeemer Church (in Bray), Malahide Castle (in Malahide) and Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and sample the fine beverages at Teeling Whiskey Distillery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dublin holiday maker app.

Drive from Cork to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wicklow Mountains National Park, The Holy Redeemer Church, Malahide Castle, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Malahide Castle ©
Malahide Castle

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