36 days in Ireland Itinerary

36 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Kinsale
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Wexford
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Achill Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Ballina
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Dunfanaghy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
11
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
End: London

3
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Explore Kinsale's surroundings by going to Cobh (Lusitania Memorial, Titanic Experience Cobh, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, view the masterpieces at The Gallery Kinsale, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, and stop by Kinsale Crystal.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kinsale online tour planner.

London, UK to Kinsale is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Kinsale sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Cobh
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, have some family-friendly fun at Faungorth Activity Centre, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Killarney journey builder app.

You can drive from Kinsale to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kenmare
Highlights from your plan
Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Slea Head Drive, step off the mainland to explore Skellig Michael, don't miss a visit to Dingle Peninsula, and kick back and relax at Clogher Strand.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle driving holiday website.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

4
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Explore Wexford's surroundings by going to Courtown Woods (in Gorey), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and Curracloe Beach (in Enniscorthy). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, walk around Irish National Heritage Park, admire the landmark architecture of Tintern Abbey, and look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Rescue Ireland.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Wexford vacation maker website.

Getting from Dingle to Wexford by car takes about 4.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

County Wexford, Enniscorthy, Courtown Woods, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Seal Rescue Ireland
Highlights from your plan
Seal Rescue Ireland ©
Seal Rescue Ireland
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre ©
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

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 Treasures Medieval Museum (in Waterford) and Mount Leinster (in Bunclody). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at The Watergarden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and hike along Nore Valley Walking Route.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip app.

Traveling by car from Wexford to Kilkenny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Mount Leinster
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): head outdoors with Wild Kitchen, stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip app.

Getting from Kilkenny to Liscannor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Wild Kitchen, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Wild Kitchen ©
Wild Kitchen
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Killadoon Standing Stone (in Killadoon), Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Burren, head off the coast to Clare Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, and get outside with Wild Atlantic Way.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Galway online travel route planner.

Getting from Liscannor to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Achill Island.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Killadoon Standing Stone, Carran Medieval Church, Castlefergus Equestrian, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Highlights from your plan
Clare Island ©
Clare Island
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Burren ©
The Burren

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): go for a walk through Sli Grainne Mhaol, then take in the awesome beauty at Minaun, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Keem Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre, then don't miss a visit to Deserted Village, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dugort Beach.

For maps and more tourist information, read Achill Island route app.

Traveling by car from Galway to Achill Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. April in Achill Island sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ballina.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Deserted Village ©
Deserted Village
Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones ©
Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ballina: Slieve League (in Carrick) and Letterkeen Loop Walk (in Newport). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Rosserk Friary, trek along Tir Saile, and don't miss a visit to Saint Mary's Well.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ballina sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Achill Island to Ballina in 1.5 hours. April in Ballina sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Ballina

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Slieve League, Mary of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Letterkeen Loop Walk, Michael Davitt Museum
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Tir Saile ©
Tir Saile

3
nights
Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Step out of Dunfanaghy to go to Kincasslagh and see Cruit Island Golf Club, which is approximately 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park, get outside with Jaws Watersports, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore the striking landscape at Horn Head.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dunfanaghy tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ballina to Dunfanaghy takes 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ballina in April since evenings lows in Dunfanaghy dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Falcarragh, Horseback Riding Tours, Glenveagh National Park, Cruit Island Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
The Art House Art Gallery ©
The Art House Art Gallery
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Horn Head ©
Horn Head

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: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dublin road trip planner.

Getting from Dunfanaghy to Dublin by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dunfanaghy in April since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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