5 days in Galway, Lisdoonvarna & County Kerry Itinerary

5 days in Galway, Lisdoonvarna & County Kerry Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belfast
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Lisdoonvarna
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
End: Belfast

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum and then don't miss a visit to Quay Street. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Seoidin, explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and then don't miss a visit to Shannon Heritage.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Galway sightseeing tool.

Belfast, UK to Galway is an approximately 4- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Galway are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lisdoonvarna.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bunratty, Seoidin
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

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Lisdoonvarna

Lisdoonvarna ©
Lisdoonvarna is a spa town of 739 people (2011 census) in County Clare in Ireland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, trek along Hag's Head, then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, then explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, and finally contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisdoonvarna trip planning website.

You can drive from Galway to Lisdoonvarna in 1.5 hours. In September in Lisdoonvarna, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Lisdoonvarna

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Liscannor, Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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

You can drive from Lisdoonvarna to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip planner.

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

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