60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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60 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Louisburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ballyvaughan
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Dingle
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Killarney
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kinsale
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Wexford
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Kilkenny
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
8
Dublin
— 11 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto

5
nights
Louisburgh

Louisburgh ©
Louisburgh is a small town on the southwest corner of Clew Bay in County Mayo, Ireland. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Parade and Lunasa Crafts. Get in touch with nature at Cross Beach Loop Walk and Killary Sheep Farm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Louisburgh: Dog's Bay Beach (in Roundstone), Cong (Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, The Guinness Tower/Leonard's Tower, & more) and Michael Davitt Museum (in Foxford). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Silver Strand, kick back and relax at Mulranny Strand, pause for some photo ops at National Famine Monument, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Louisburgh online tour itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Louisburgh is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Louisburgh reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ballyvaughan.

Things to do in Louisburgh

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cong, Newport, Belmullet, National Famine Monument, Killary Sheep Farm
Highlights from your plan
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk

6
nights
Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan ©
Nestled between the coast of Galway Bay and the hills of the Burren, the small, scenic harbor village of Ballyvaughan serves as a hub for exploring the region.
Head to Burren Perfumery and Seoidinfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ballyvaughan: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Lahinch Beach (in Lahinch) and Clonmacnoise (in County Offaly). Spend the 21st (Thu) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, Head underground at Aillwee Cave, and steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ballyvaughan online route maker .

Getting from Louisburgh to Ballyvaughan by car takes about 2.5 hours. June in Ballyvaughan sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Ballyvaughan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Caherconnell, The Burren Smokehouse,, Hazel Mountain Chocolates, Seoidin
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

9
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get some cultural insight at Great Blasket Island and Penny's Pottery. Appreciate the collections at The Carol Cronin Gallery and Fiadh Handwoven Design. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. On the 2nd (Mon), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Inch Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, see the interesting displays at The Great Blasket Centre and Island, and kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dingle itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Ballyvaughan to Dingle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Dingle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive 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

7
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get outdoors at Killarney National Park and Derrynane Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Barleycove Beach and Banna Strand. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Kerry County Museum (in Tralee), Garnish Island (in Glengarriff) and Kenmare (Norman McCloskey Photography, The Weavers Shop, & more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms, take in the exciting artwork at The WhiteHouse Gallery, delve into the distant past at Uragh Stone Circle, and admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Killarney online holiday planner .

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kenmare, Tralee, Garinish Island, Staigue Fort, Derrynane Beach
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Blarney Castle & Gardens and Cobh Heritage Centre. Shop till you drop at Kinsale Crystal and Tregan Craft Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kinsale: Cork (The English Market, Fota Wildlife Park, & more), Titanic Experience Cobh (in Cobh) and Inchydoney Beach (in Clonakilty). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery, look for gifts at Stone Mad Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lough Hyne.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kinsale travel route planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Kinsale in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Kinsale sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Kinsale

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

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

8
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Head to New Ross Books and The Gaslamp Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Ferns Castle and Tintern Abbey. Venture out of the city with trips to Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown), New Ross (Kennedy Homestead, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, & more) and Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baginbun Beach, explore the activities along Our Ladys Island Lake, and see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Wexford day trip site .

Getting from Kinsale to Wexford by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Wexford are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, New Ross, County Wexford, Gorey, Curracloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

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.
Get outdoors at Castlecomer Discovery Park and Kilmurrin Cove. Do your shopping at Jerpoint Glass Studio and Waterford Shopping Centre Lisduggan. Explore Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Clonea Beach (in Dungarvan), Waterford (Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Hibernian Gifts, & more) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, admire the natural beauty at Powerscourt Gardens and House, and stop by Darcys Treasures.

Plan trip to Kilkenny with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Wexford to Kilkenny by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Waterford, Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, Rock of Cashel, Clonea Beach, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

11
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.
Kilmainham Gaol and Saint Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Seapoint Beach and Dublin Zoo. When in Dublin, make a side trip to see Wicklow Mountains National Park in Glendalough Village, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Grafton Street, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Dublin trip maker website .

Drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kilkenny in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Dublin. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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