60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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60 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Cebu City, Cebu Island
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Buncrana
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dunfanaghy
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Killala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Achill Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Louisburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Dingle
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Kenmare
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Kilkenny
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Wexford
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
End: Cebu City, Cebu Island

8
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Head to Grafton Street and The Gerard Byrne Studiofor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

Make your Dublin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Cebu City, Philippines to Dublin is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Cebu City to Dublin, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cebu City in December, expect Dublin to be cooler, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

6
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Get a sense of the local culture at Ballagh Studio and Local Hands Art Gallery & Gift Shop. Take a break from the city and head to Pollan Beach and Dunree Bay. Explore Buncrana's surroundings by going to Wild Atlantic Gifts (in Malin Head), Mary Crowley Artist's Studio and Gallery (in Clonmany) and Kinnagoe Bay (in Greencastle). There's much more to do: stroll through Culdaff Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Rossnowlagh Beach, trek along Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Inch Wildfowl Reserve.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Buncrana route planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Buncrana in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballyshannon, Malin Head, Clonmany, Kinnagoe Bay, Fairy Bridges
Highlights from your plan
Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Rossnowlagh Beach ©
Rossnowlagh Beach
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre

6
nights
Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Take a break from the city and head to Portsalon Beach and Muckross Head Peninsula. Get a sense of the local culture at The Art House and Ray Church.. Explore Dunfanaghy's surroundings by going to Ardara (Eddie Doherty Tweed & Kilclooney Dolmen Donegal), Slieve League (in Carrick) and Fintra Beach (in Killybegs). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Carrickfin Strand, snap pictures at Harry Blaney Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Back Strand Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Colmcille Heritage Centre.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dunfanaghy trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Buncrana to Dunfanaghy in 1.5 hours. In December in Dunfanaghy, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Killala.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ardara, Falcarragh, Malin Beg, Donegal Town, Portsalon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Silver Strand Beach
Silver Strand Beach
Portsalon Beach ©
Portsalon Beach

2
nights
Killala

Killala ©
Killala is a village in County Mayo in Ireland, north of Ballina. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Blanemore Forest Walk, steep yourself in history at Killala Tower, and then steep yourself in history at Moyne Abbey. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ross Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Carrowmore Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rathfran Abbey.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Killala online trip builder .

Getting from Dunfanaghy to Killala by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Killala can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Achill Island.

Things to do in Killala

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Blanemore Forest Walk
Highlights from your plan
Moyne Abbey ©
Moyne Abbey
Rathfran Abbey ©
Rathfran Abbey
Killala Tower ©
Killala Tower

4
nights
Achill Island

Achill Island ©
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
The Cong Heritage Trail and Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones will appeal to history buffs. Head to Ronan Halpin Gallery and The Yellow Lady Design Centrefor plenty of shopping. Explore Achill Island's surroundings by going to The North Mayo Heritage Centre (in Ballina), Westport (The Great Western Greenway & Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre) and Cross Beach Loop Walk (in Belmullet). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Dugort Beach, get engrossed in the history at Hennigan's Heritage Centre, explore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle, and stroll through Keel Beach.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Achill Island route planner.

Traveling by car from Killala to Achill Island takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Killala in December, Achill Island is little chillier at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Louisburgh.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cong, Westport, Hennigan's Heritage Centre, Michael Davitt Museum, Mulranny Strand
Highlights from your plan
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle

4
nights
Louisburgh

Louisburgh ©
Louisburgh is a small town on the southwest corner of Clew Bay in County Mayo, Ireland. Relax by the water at Silver Strand and Old Head Beach. Visiting The Lost Valley and Glassilaun Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Louisburgh's surroundings by going to Lavelle Art Gallery (in Clifden), Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore) and Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre (in Aughleam). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Mulranny Saltmarsh, take an in-depth tour of Granuaile Heritage Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Murrisk Abbey, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Uggool Beach.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisburgh trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Achill Island to Louisburgh takes 1.5 hours. December in Louisburgh sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Louisburgh

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Killadoon Standing Stone, Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre, Lavelle Art Gallery, Murrisk Abbey, Mulranny Saltmarsh
Highlights from your plan
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley

2
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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Doughmore Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spanish Point Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at White Strand Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, stroll through Fanore Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Louisburgh to Liscannor takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Miltown Malbay, Doughmore Bay, Fanore Beach, Burren Birds of Prey Centre, Lahinch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach

6
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Skellig Michael and St. Mary's Church. Do your shopping at Penny's Pottery and The Carol Cronin Gallery. Step out of Dingle to go to Ballybunion and see The Nuns Beach, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by Holden Leathergoods, identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, and cruise along Slea Head Drive.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dingle trip planner .

Getting from Liscannor to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kenmare.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ventry, County Kerry, Tig Aine, Slea Head Drive, The Nuns Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

6
nights
Kenmare

Kenmare ©
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.
Shop till you drop at Norman McCloskey Photography and The Purcell Gallery. Visit Barleycove Beach and Inchydoney Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kenmare: Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra), Derrynane Beach (in Caherdaniel) and Staigue Fort (in Castlecove). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Blackwater Woodturners, get outside with Ring of Beara, trek along Old Kenmare Road, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Beara Way.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kenmare route website .

You can drive from Dingle to Kenmare in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Kenmare

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glengarriff, Gougane Barra National Forest Park, Ballaghisheen Pass, Inchydoney Beach, Staigue Fort
Highlights from your plan
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kilmurrin Cove and Castlecomer Discovery Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Dromoland Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: McKernan Woollen Mills (in Tuamgraney), Waterford (Stradbally Cove & Reginald's Tower) and Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas). The adventure continues: stroll through Kilkenny Castle, learn about winemaking at Irish Whiskey Tasting Event, take in the exciting artwork at The Kilkenny Art Gallery, and browse the exhibits of The Blackbird Gallery.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kenmare to Kilkenny by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Waterford, Ardmore Pottery & Gallery, McKernan Woollen Mills, Rock of Cashel, Mayfield Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Get in touch with nature at Curracloe Beach and Ballymoney Beach. Get some cultural insight at Ballyhack Castle and Blue Egg Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wexford: The Gaslamp Gallery (in Gorey), Ferns (Ferns Castle & Boolavogue Fr. Murphy Centre) and Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ballinoulart Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Curracloe Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wexford tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Kilkenny to Wexford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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