5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

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Donegal Town
— 2 nights
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Buncrana
— 2 nights

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Donegal Town

Donegal Town ©
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Donegal Town: Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations (in Malin Beg), Letterkenny (Mount Errigal & Glenveagh Castle) and Slieve League (in Carrick). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Glengesh Pass, view the masterpieces at The Art House Ireland Art Gallery, and make a trip to Lough Eske.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Donegal Town trip itinerary planning website.

Dublin to Donegal Town is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Donegal Town are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Buncrana.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle

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Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): cruise along Mamore Gap, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Dunree Military Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Grianan Of Aileach. On the next day, make a trip to Malin Head, steep yourself in history at Doagh Famine village, and then admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall.

Start your trip to Buncrana by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Donegal Town to Buncrana in 1.5 hours. October in Buncrana sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buncrana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Mamore Gap
Mamore Gap
Malin Head ©
Malin Head

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