5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Letterkenny
— 2 nights
2
Carrick
— 2 nights

2
nights
Letterkenny

Letterkenny ©
As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
Explore Letterkenny's surroundings by going to St Mary's Church, Buncrana (in Buncrana), Donegal Castle (in Donegal Town) and Ballyshannon and District Museum (in Ballyshannon). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Glenveagh Castle, steep yourself in history at Doagh Famine village, appreciate the views at Poison Glen, and get great views at Malin Head.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Letterkenny trip planner.

Dublin to Letterkenny is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Carrick.

Things to do in Letterkenny

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

County Donegal, Dunfanaghy, Poison Glen, St Mary's Church, Buncrana, Donegal Castle
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Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle

2
nights
Carrick

Carrick ©
On the 12th (Sun), stop by Kilcar Fleadh, thenget great views at Slieve League, and then experience rural life at Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Glencolmcille Folk Village, appreciate the extensive heritage of Glengesh Pass, thenstop by Campbells of Ardara, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Maghera Beach and Caves.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Carrick day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Letterkenny to Carrick in 1.5 hours. July in Carrick sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carrick

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ardara, Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations, Glencolmcille Folk Village, Kilcar Fleadh
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glencolmcille Folk Village ©
Glencolmcille Folk Village
Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass

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