39 days in Ireland Itinerary

39 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 4 nights
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Enniskerry
— 2 nights
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Donore
— 2 nights
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Annagry
— 2 nights
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Foxford
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Inishmore
— 3 nights
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Drive to Ballyvaughan
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Ballyvaughan
— 3 nights
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Bunratty
— 2 nights
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Portmagee
— 2 nights
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Caherdaniel
— 2 nights
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Dingle
— 4 nights
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Killarney
— 1 night
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Blarney
— 2 nights
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Wexford
— 2 nights
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Kilkenny
— 3 nights
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Dublin

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your list of things to see and do now includes National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, Christ Church Cathedral, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Wicklow Mountains National Park and Seapoint Beach. Take a break from Dublin with a short trip to Celtic Rider in Kill, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Temple Bar, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dublin Zoo, admire the striking features of Dublin Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip maker app.

Chicago, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Chicago in August, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Enniskerry.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Enniskerry

A picturesque village in County Wicklow, Enniskerry sits along the Glencullen River.
You've now added Powerscourt Gardens and House to your itinerary. On the 4th (Tue), hike along Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, then admire the sheer force of Powerscourt Waterfall, and then steep yourself in history at Powerscourt Gardens and House. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Russborough House and then admire the striking features of Glendalough Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Enniskerry trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Enniskerry takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Enniskerry sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Donore.

Things to do in Enniskerry

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

2
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Donore

Only 2 km (1.25 mi) from World Heritage Site Bru na Boinne, the tiny village of Donore in County Meath supports a population of roughly 700 people.
You've now added Bru na Boinne to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Trim Castle, relax in the rural setting at Newgrange Farm, then learn about all things military at Irish Military War Museum & Family Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Newgrange. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Greenore Golf Club, then explore the fascinating underground world of Leprechaun and Fairy Underground Cavern, and then explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne.

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

Traveling by car from Enniskerry to Donore takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Annagry.

Things to do in Donore

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

2
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Annagry

Anagaire is a Gaeltacht village in the Rosses area of County Donegal, Ireland. Unique Ascent has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): shake up your sightseeing with Unique Ascent. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): view the masterpieces at The Art House Ireland Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Maghera Beach and Caves, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Glengesh Pass.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Annagry trip maker tool.

Drive from Donore to Annagry in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Donore in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Annagry, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Foxford.

Things to do in Annagry

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

2
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Foxford

Foxford is a village 16 km south of Ballina in County Mayo, Ireland. Michael Davitt Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, then step into the grandiose world of Ashford Castle, then examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hennigan's Heritage Centre. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Glencar Waterfall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandhill Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Foxford trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Annagry to Foxford takes 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Annagry in September since evenings lows in Foxford dip to 48°F. You will leave for Inishmore on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Foxford

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

3
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Inishmore

Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
You've now added Dun Aonghasa to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for gifts at Aran Sweater Market. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, and then stroll through The Wormhole.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inishmore trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Foxford to Inishmore with the Route module. In September in Inishmore, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Ballyvaughan.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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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.
Visiting Cliffs of Moher and Burren National Park will get you outdoors. Poulnabrone Dolmen and Corcomroe Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Ballyvaughan with an excursion to Lahinch Beach in Lahinch--about 38 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Sun) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre and explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ballyvaughan day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Inishmore to Ballyvaughan takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ballyvaughan can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Ballyvaughan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bunratty

Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, then don't miss a visit to Shannon Heritage, and then enjoy the dining and entertainment at Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): get outside with Dromoland Castle, then see the interesting displays at Foynes Flying Boat Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Abbey Church, and finally look for gifts at Adare Heritage Centre.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bunratty vacation planning tool.

Drive from Ballyvaughan to Bunratty in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Portmagee.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Portmagee

Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Skellig Michael. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Skellig Gift Store and then enjoy the sand and surf at Derrynane Beach. On the next day, head off the coast to Skellig Michael.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Portmagee travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Bunratty to Portmagee takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You will leave for Caherdaniel on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Portmagee

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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Caherdaniel

Caherdaniel is a village in County Kerry, Ireland, located on the Iveragh peninsula on the Ring of Kerry. Ring of Kerry has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Allihies Copper Mine Museum and then play a few rounds at Waterville Golf Links. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Derrynane House, experience rural life at Blueberry Hill Farm, and then cruise along Ring of Kerry.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Caherdaniel day trip planner.

You can drive from Portmagee to Caherdaniel in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Caherdaniel are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Caherdaniel

Outdoors · Golf · Scenic Drive · Museums

Side Trips

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Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Celtic Nature Walking Tours as well as Minard Castle. Gallarus Oratory and St James' Church will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island and Irish Famine Cottages. Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, steep yourself in history at Kilmalkedar Church, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Dingle travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Caherdaniel to Dingle in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

1
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Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney holiday maker tool.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Blarney.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Blarney

A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Blarney Castle & Gardens has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church.

Make your Blarney itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Killarney to Blarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Blarney can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Blarney

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Wexford

Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. On the 1st (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle, see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, then steep yourself in history at Tintern Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Hook Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Wexford trip builder tool.

Getting from Blarney to Wexford by car takes about 2.5 hours. October in Wexford sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Kilkenny

Marble City

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.
Visit Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower for their historical value. Visiting Go With The Flow - River Adventures and Castlecomer Discovery Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Rock of Cashel in Cashel (about 56 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, tee off at Mount Juliet Estate, and sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny sightseeing planner.

Drive from Wexford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. In October in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.