5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Donegal attractions planner

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Route & dates

Start: Cork
Drive:  4 h 30 min
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Bundoran
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Buncrana
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Dunfanaghy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Carrick
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Cork

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Bundoran

Bundoran ©
Bundoran is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Fairy Bridges and then stroll through Rossnowlagh Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lough Eske, then step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, then try for a hole-in-one at Bundoran Adventure Park, and finally cool off at Bundoran Waterworld.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Bundoran online trip maker.

Cork to Bundoran is an approximately 4.5- hour car ride. In August in Bundoran, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Buncrana.

Things to do in Bundoran

Theme Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Donegal Town, Rossnowlagh Beach
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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Bundoran Waterworld ©
Bundoran Waterworld
Bundoran Adventure Park ©
Bundoran Adventure Park

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Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. On the 5th (Wed), take a memorable drive along Mamore Gap, then admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall, and then contemplate the long history of Doagh Famine village.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Buncrana route planner.

Getting from Bundoran to Buncrana by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Buncrana sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Buncrana

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Clonmany, Doagh Famine village
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Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Mamore Gap
Mamore Gap
Glenevin Waterfall ©
Glenevin Waterfall

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Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a trip to The Art House Art Gallery, then explore the striking landscape of Glenveagh National Park, and then explore the activities along Dunfanaghy Bay.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dunfanaghy trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Buncrana to Dunfanaghy takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Carrick.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Glenveagh National Park
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Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Dunfanaghy Bay ©
Dunfanaghy Bay
The Art House Art Gallery ©
The Art House Art Gallery

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Carrick

Carrick ©
On the 7th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Slieve League, then relax in the rural setting at Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Silver Strand Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Carrick trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Dunfanaghy to Carrick by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Carrick can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carrick

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Malin Beg
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Silver Strand Beach
Silver Strand Beach
Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations ©
Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations