55 days in Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

55 days in Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Kinsale, Ireland
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Timoleague, Ireland
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Castletownshend, Ireland
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Skibbereen, Ireland
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Baltimore, Ireland
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Schull, Ireland
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Crookhaven, Ireland
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Kilcrohane, Ireland
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Durrus, Ireland
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Bantry, Ireland
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Glengarriff, Ireland
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Caherdaniel, Ireland
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Waterville, Ireland
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Cahersiveen, Ireland
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Dingle, Ireland
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Sneem, Ireland
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Kenmare, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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Killarney, Ireland
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Killorglin, Ireland
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Milltown, Ireland
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Tralee, Ireland
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Ardfert, Ireland
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Kilkee, Ireland
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Kilrush, Ireland
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Tarbert, Ireland
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Foynes, Ireland
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Doolin, Ireland
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Spiddal, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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Leenane, Ireland
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Westport, Ireland
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Belmullet, Ireland
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Rosses Point, Ireland
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Bundoran, Ireland
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Donegal Town, Ireland
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Cavan, Ireland
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Portrush, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bru na Boinne, Guinness Storehouse and Irish Film Institute. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): catch a movie at Irish Film Institute, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and then contemplate the long history of Bru na Boinne.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dublin driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Museums

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Kilkenny, Ireland

— 1 night

Marble City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Butter Slip, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny travel route planner.

Getting from Dublin to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Kinsale, Ireland

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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kinsale online road trip planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for Timoleague on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Kinsale

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Timoleague, Ireland

— 1 night
Timoleague is a village in the eastern division of Carbery East in County Cork, Ireland. On the 7th (Sat), make a trip to Kilbrittain Whale, have some family-friendly fun at WestCorkSecret, then get engrossed in the history at West Cork Heritage Centre, and finally tee off at Bandon Golf Club.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Timoleague travel route site.

Getting from Kinsale to Timoleague by car takes about an hour. In October in Timoleague, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Castletownshend.

Things to do in Timoleague

Golf · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Castletownshend, Ireland

— 1 night
Castletownshend is a village about 8 km from Skibbereen, in County Cork, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Knockdrum Fort and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kilfaughnabeg Christ Church.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Castletownshend trip planner.

Traveling by car from Timoleague to Castletownshend takes an hour. October in Castletownshend sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Skibbereen.

Things to do in Castletownshend

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Skibbereen, Ireland

Skibbereen, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take an unorthodox tour of Drombeg Stone Circle.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Skibbereen day trip planning tool.

Skibbereen is just a stone's throw from Castletownshend. In October, daily temperatures in Skibbereen can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Skibbereen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Baltimore, Ireland

— 1 night
Baltimore is a village in western County Cork, Ireland. On the 9th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Dun na sead castle / Baltimore Castle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Baltimore visit planning website.

Baltimore is just a stone's throw from Skibbereen. In October in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Schull.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums

Schull, Ireland

Schull or Skull is a town in County Cork, Ireland. On the 10th (Tue), kick back and relax at Barleycove Beach, make a trip to Altar Wedge Tomb, then visit a coastal fixture at Fastnet Lighthouse, and finally look for gifts at Whyte Bookshop.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Schull tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Baltimore to Schull in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Crookhaven.

Things to do in Schull

Parks · Beaches · Shopping · Outdoors

Crookhaven, Ireland

— 1 night
Crookhaven is a village in County Cork, Ireland, on the most southwestern tip of the island of Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Three Castle Head.

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

Crookhaven is just a stone's throw from Schull. In October, daytime highs in Crookhaven are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kilcrohane.

Things to do in Crookhaven

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Kilcrohane, Ireland

— 1 night
Kilcrohane is a village in County Cork, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): trek along The Sheeps Head Way and then explore the galleries of The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kilcrohane road trip planner.

Getting from Crookhaven to Kilcrohane by car takes about an hour. In October, daytime highs in Kilcrohane are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Durrus.

Things to do in Kilcrohane

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

Durrus, Ireland

— 1 night
Durrus is a village located in West Cork, six miles (6mi) from Bantry, County Cork, Ireland. To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Durrus holiday planner.

Durrus is just a short distance from Kilcrohane. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to Bantry.

Things to do in Durrus

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Bantry, Ireland

— 1 night
Bantry is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West County Cork, Ireland. On the 13th (Fri), play a few rounds at Bantry Bay Golf Club, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Brendan's Church, then relax in the rural setting at Waterfall Alpaca Farm, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bantry planner.

Bantry is just a stone's throw from Durrus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Glengarriff.

Things to do in Bantry

Outdoors · Golf · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glengarriff, Ireland

— 1 night
Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Glengariff Woods, then admire the natural beauty at The Ewe Experience, and then head off the coast to Garinish Island.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Glengarriff trip site.

Glengarriff is just a short distance from Bantry. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Caherdaniel.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Caherdaniel, Ireland

— 1 night
Caherdaniel is a village in County Kerry, Ireland, located on the Iveragh peninsula on the Ring of Kerry. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Derrynane House, kick back and relax at Derrynane Beach, then head outdoors with Ring of Kerry, and finally contemplate the long history of Staigue Fort.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Caherdaniel trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Glengarriff to Caherdaniel takes 1.5 hours. October in Caherdaniel sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Waterville.

Things to do in Caherdaniel

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Waterville, Ireland

— 1 night
County Kerry's picture-perfect holiday resort of Waterville is a weekend getaway once favored by Charlie Chaplin's family.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Atlantic Telegraph Waterville, then step into the grandiose world of McCarthy Mor Tower House - Ballinskellig Castle, then kick back and relax at Ballinskelligs Beach, and finally tee off at Waterville Golf Links.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Waterville fast, fun, and easy.

Waterville is very close to Caherdaniel. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cahersiveen.

Things to do in Waterville

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trip

Cahersiveen, Ireland

— 1 night
Cahersiveen—alternate spellings Cahirsiveen, Cahirciveen or Caherciveen— is a town in County Kerry, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church, step into the grandiose world of Ballycarbery Castle, steep yourself in history at Leacanabuaile Fort, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cahersiveen tour itinerary planning app.

Cahersiveen is just a stone's throw from Waterville. In October, daytime highs in Cahersiveen are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Cahersiveen

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Dingle, Ireland

— 1 night
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 18th (Wed), glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Brandon.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dingle trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cahersiveen to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. October in Dingle sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sneem.

Things to do in Dingle

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Sneem, Ireland

— 1 night
Sneem is a village situated on the Iveragh Peninsula (part of the Ring of Kerry), in County Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Way the Fairies Went and then relax in the rural setting at Blueberry Hill Farm.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sneem day trip planning site.

You can drive from Dingle to Sneem in 2 hours. In October in Sneem, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kenmare.

Things to do in Sneem

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Kenmare, Ireland

— 1 night
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
On the 20th (Fri), look for gifts at Kenmare Soap Shop, steep yourself in history at Stone Circle, then tee off at Ring of Kerry Golf Club, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Cross Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm.

To see reviews and other tourist information, use the Kenmare planning website.

Kenmare is just a short distance from Sneem. In October in Kenmare, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kenmare

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Shopping

Cork, Ireland

— 1 night

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, and then step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cork travel planner.

Drive from Kenmare to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Cork are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trip

Killarney, Ireland

— 1 night
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 22nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Killarney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Killarney are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Killorglin.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Killorglin, Ireland

— 1 night
Killorglin is a town in County Kerry, South West of Rep. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): play a few rounds at Killorglin Golf Club, enjoy the sand and surf at Cromane Beach, then contemplate the long history of Wynn's Folly, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Rossbeigh Hill Walk.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Killorglin online trip maker.

Killorglin is very close to Killarney. In October in Killorglin, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Milltown.

Things to do in Killorglin

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trip

Milltown, Ireland

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Dhu Varren Garden, experience rural life at Valentia Dairy, and then tee off at Dingle Pitch & Putt.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Milltown trip planner.

Milltown is just a short distance from Killorglin. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tralee.

Things to do in Milltown

Parks · Golf · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Tralee, Ireland

— 2 nights
The pub-lined and music-filled streets of Tralee allow visitors to discover everyday Irish life.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Rattoo Round Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Banna Strand, then visit a coastal fixture at Fenit Lighthouse, and finally play a few rounds at Premier Irish Golf Tours Ltd. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Art and Heritage Centre and then play a few rounds at Ballybunion Golf Club.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tralee travel itinerary planner.

Tralee is just a short distance from Milltown. In October, daytime highs in Tralee are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ardfert.

Things to do in Tralee

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ardfert, Ireland

— 2 nights
Ardfert is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. On the 27th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Ardfert Friary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ardfert Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bromore Cliffs, and finally kick back and relax at Ladies Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Ballyheigue Castle Golf Club and then steep yourself in history at Ballyheigue.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ardfert online trip planner.

Ardfert is very close to Tralee. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Kilkee.

Things to do in Ardfert

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Kilkee, Ireland

— 2 nights
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. On the 29th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Doughmore Bay and then play a few rounds at Kilkee Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Kilbaha Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at The Nuns Beach, then contemplate the long history of Nine Daughters Hole, and finally kick back and relax at The Men's Beach.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kilkee trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ardfert to Kilkee takes 3 hours. In October in Kilkee, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Kilrush.

Things to do in Kilkee

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Kilrush, Ireland

— 1 night
Kilrush is a coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Vandeleur Walled Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Senan's Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kilrush using our trip planner.

Kilrush is just a stone's throw from Kilkee. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Tarbert.

Things to do in Kilrush

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Tarbert, Ireland

— 2 nights
Tarbert is a town in the north of County Kerry, with woodland to the south and the Shannon estuary to the north. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Tarbert Bridewell Courthouse and Jail, admire the striking features of St. John's Art and Heritage Centre, see the interesting displays at Kerry Writer's Museum, then explore the ancient world of Listowel Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Carrigafoyle Castle. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Europe and then don't miss a visit to Listowel Plaster Relief.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tarbert holiday builder.

You can drive from Kilrush to Tarbert in 1.5 hours. In November in Tarbert, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Foynes.

Things to do in Tarbert

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Foynes, Ireland

— 2 nights
Foynes is a village and major port in County Limerick in the midwest of Ireland, located at the edge of hilly land on the southern bank of the Shannon Estuary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Quin Abbey, then tee off at Dromoland Castle, then browse the collection at Sean Lemass Public Library, and finally examine the collection at Foynes Flying Boat Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Magic, then tee off at Shannon Golf Club, and then contemplate the long history of Askeaton Friary.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Foynes journey planning tool.

Foynes is just a short distance from Tarbert. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Doolin.

Things to do in Foynes

Golf · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Doolin, Ireland

— 2 nights
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations, then kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher. Keep things going the next day: trek along Hag's Head, then play a few rounds at Doolin Pitch & Putt, and then look for gifts at Irish Crafts - Doolin.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Doolin trip planner.

Drive from Foynes to Doolin in 2 hours. In November in Doolin, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Spiddal.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Spiddal, Ireland

— 1 night
An Spidéal is a Gaeltacht village on the shore of Galway Bay in County Galway, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): gain insight at Burren College of Art, then look for gifts at Standun, then take in the exciting artwork at Spiddal Craft & Design Studios, and finally relax in the rural setting at Loughwell Farm Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Spiddal trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Doolin to Spiddal in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Spiddal can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Spiddal

Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Galway, Ireland

— 2 nights

City of the Tribes

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Killary Adventure Centre. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): add some adventure to your tour with Killary Adventure Centre, then step into the grandiose world of Aughnanure Castle, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Kilmacduagh Tower, contemplate the long history of Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Nature Sanctuary & Cafe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Galway online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Spiddal to Galway in an hour. In November in Galway, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Leenane.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Leenane, Ireland

— 3 nights
Leenaun, also Leenane, is a village and 1,845 acre townland in County Galway, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at The Sheep and Wool Centre and then look for gifts at Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Omey Island and then contemplate the long history of Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Leenane online trip builder.

Getting from Galway to Leenane by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Leenane can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Leenane

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Westport, Ireland

Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Coffin Ship, then explore the galleries of The Quay Gallery, and then find something for the whole family at The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House.

You can plan Westport trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Leenane to Westport in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Westport are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Belmullet.

Things to do in Westport

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Belmullet, Ireland

— 2 nights
Belmullet or Béal an Mhuirthead is a coastal Gaeltacht town with a population of around 1,000 on the Mullet Peninsula in the barony of Erris, County Mayo, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stop by Lunasa Crafts.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Belmullet route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Westport to Belmullet takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Belmullet can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rosses Point.

Things to do in Belmullet

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Rosses Point, Ireland

— 3 nights
Rosses Point is a village in County Sligo, Ireland and also the name of the surrounding peninsula.Rosses Point is at the entrance to Sligo Harbour from Sligo Bay with Oyster island being the long thin landmass notable when entering the village from Sligo town and Inishmulclohy (or Coney Island) being the second and larger island that is encountered.History and Places of InterestLighthousesMetal Man LighthouseThe Metal Man lighthouse, a 3.7 metre (12 ft) high guardian statue placed offshore at the point by local seafarers in 1821 is maintained by the Commissioners of Irish Lights.Oyster Island LighthouseThe freestanding 12m Oyster Island Lighthouse is prominently visible at the end west end of Oyster Island from the R291 road into Rosses Point.Lower Rosses LighthouseThe Lower Rosses Light is a 8m high square structure on wooden staves to guide boats down the Needles Channel to Drumcliff bay. Get some historical perspective at Castlebaldwin and Drumcliffe Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eagles Flying and The High Cross. Explore Rosses Point's surroundings by going to King House (in Boyle), Creevelea Friary (in Leitrim) and Enniscrone Golf Club (in Enniscrone). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Slieve League and don't miss a visit to Yeats's Grave.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rosses Point trip planner.

You can drive from Belmullet to Rosses Point in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Rosses Point can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bundoran.

Things to do in Rosses Point

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Golf

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Bundoran, Ireland

— 2 nights
Bundoran is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. On the 19th (Sun), tee off at Bundoran Golf Club, don't miss a visit to Mullaghmore Coast, and then examine the collection at Ballyshannon and District Museum. On the next day, snap pictures at Fairy Bridges, then relax in the rural setting at Castle Adventure Open Farm, then Head underground at Catsby Cave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Manorhamilton Castle.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bundoran day trip planning website.

Drive from Rosses Point to Bundoran in an hour. November in Bundoran sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Bundoran

Golf · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

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Donegal Town, Ireland

— 1 night
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
On the 21st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Barnesmore Gap, get to know the fascinating history of Glengesh Pass, then see a world frozen in time at The Deserted Village of Port, and finally explore the historical opulence of Donegal Castle.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Donegal Town trip itinerary maker site.

Donegal Town is very close to Bundoran. In November, daytime highs in Donegal Town are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cavan.

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Historic Sites

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Cavan, Ireland

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): trek along Deerpark Forest Walk, then experience rural life at Causey Farm, and then get to know the fascinating history of Loughcrew Cairns.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cavan online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Donegal Town to Cavan takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Cavan are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to Portrush.

Things to do in Cavan

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

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Portrush, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Giant's Causeway, then explore the activities along White Park Bay, then contemplate the long history of Bonamargie Friary, and finally step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portrush day trip planning app.

Getting from Cavan to Portrush by car takes about 3 hours. In November in Portrush, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Portrush

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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Belfast, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
You've now added Titanic Belfast to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Belfast tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Portrush to Belfast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 27th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

Northern Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Geologic Formations
Unlike the place travelers found several decades ago, the Northern Ireland of today is a rejuvenated and dynamic region attracting increasing amounts of tourism. Belfast, the region’s biggest urban center and capital, is a hip city with vibrant nightlife and a thriving gourmet culinary scene, providing an extensive list of indulgent things to do. The region’s renowned coastline, featuring the World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway, is an attractive holiday destination for hikers, cyclists, photographers, and other adventurers of all descriptions. Northern Ireland has seen more than its fair share of political and economic unrest, yet the people of this region have always remained proud of their cultural and artistic heritage, providing visitors with a warm hospitality hard to find almost anywhere else in the world.