52 days in Ireland Itinerary

52 days in Ireland Itinerary

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52 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  14​h
1
Westport
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Galway
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Liscannor
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Dingle
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Killarney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Kinsale
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Kilkenny
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
8
Dublin
— 9 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto

7
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Michael Davitt Museum and National Museum of Ireland - Country Life will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Keem Bay and Belleek Castle Museum. Explore Westport's surroundings by going to Strandhill Beach (in Strandhill), Mulranny Strand (in Mulranny) and O`Dalaigh Jewellers (in Clifden). There's lots more to do: ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud, get in on the family fun at Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Great Western Greenway, and stop by Marlene's Chocolate Haven.

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Toronto, Canada to Westport is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Westport is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect Westport to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Parade, Keem Bay, Strandhill Beach, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Highlights from your plan
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum

6
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop and OMG Zhivago. Appreciate the collections at Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum and The Legend of the Claddagh Ring. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Hazel Mountain Chocolates (in Bell Harbour), Spiddal Craft & Design Studios (in Spiddal) and Irish Seed Savers (in Scarriff). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salthill Beaches, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours, and get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Galway trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Westport to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Hazel Mountain Chocolates, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum, Irish Seed Savers, Spiddal Craft & Design Studios
Highlights from your plan
Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum ©
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches

5
nights
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Shop till you drop at Burren Perfumery and The Rock Shop. Get in touch with nature at Burren Birds of Prey Centre and Cliffs of Moher. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liscannor: Craggaunowen (in Sixmilebridge), Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, stroll through Hag's Head, stop by The Burren Smokehouse,, and contemplate the long history of Caherconnell Stone Fort.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor vacation builder site .

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Liscannor are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, The Burren Smokehouse,, Craggaunowen, Burren Perfumery, Lahinch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

8
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Step out of the city life by going to Inch Beach and Slea Head Drive. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Carol Cronin Gallery and Dingle Record Shop. On the 6th (Fri), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, and step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip planner .

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Dingle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Ventry, Inch Beach, Tig Aine, The Great Blasket Centre and Island
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

5
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kerry County Museum and The WhiteHouse Gallery. Visiting Killarney National Park and Gleninchaquin Park will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Killarney: Garnish Island (in Glengarriff), Barleycove Beach (in Schull) and Kenmare (Kenmare Soap Shop & Skyline Gallery). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Derrynane Beach, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms, and step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Killarney sightseeing app .

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kenmare, Kerry County Museum, Garinish Island, Derrynane Beach, Barleycove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

3
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Get outdoors at Inchydoney Beach and Fota Wildlife Park. Shop till you drop at Kinsale Crystal and Giles Norman Photography Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Kinsale: The English Market (in Cork), Cobh (Titanic Experience Cobh & Tregan Craft Centre) and Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kinsale holiday builder .

You can drive from Killarney to Kinsale in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Kinsale are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Kinsale

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

Cork, Cobh, Inchydoney Beach, Fota Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

7
nights
Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilkenny Castle and Hook Lighthouse. Shop till you drop at New Ross Books and Jerpoint Glass Studio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy), Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and explore the historical opulence of Ferns Castle.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online vacation maker .

Drive from Kinsale to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Waterford, Enniscorthy, Curracloe Beach, Rock of Cashel, Irish National Heritage Park
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

9
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol and James Joyce Cultural Centre. Visit Saint Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin Castle for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Wicklow Mountains National Park (in Glendalough Village) and Celtic Rider (in Kill). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Grafton Street, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty Library, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kilkenny in July, Dublin is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Celtic Rider, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Portmarnock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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