8 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

8 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
ferry + Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
1
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

1
night
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. On the 5th (Sun), Head underground at Aillwee Cave and then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, then head off the coast to Scattery Island, then stop by The Rock Shop, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Liscannor day trip site .

Toronto, Canada to Liscannor is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of ferry, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In July, Liscannor is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Scattery Island
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk

2
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, then make a trip to Eask Tower, and finally delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, then examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, and finally kick back and relax at Inch Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dingle road trip tool .

Getting from Liscannor to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Inch Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Take a break from Killarney with a short trip to Blarney Castle & Gardens in Blarney, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and admire the natural beauty at Muckross House.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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