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: Hartford
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Belmullet
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Limerick
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
End: Hartford

1
night
Belmullet

Belmullet ©
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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): trek along Erris Head Loop Walk, take in panoramic vistas at Dun na mBo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Blacksod Bay, and finally tee off at Carne Golf Links.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Belmullet trip planner .

Hartford, USA to Belmullet is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hartford to Belmullet, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Hartford, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Belmullet, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Belmullet

Outdoors Parks Golf
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Carne Golf Links ©
Carne Golf Links
Blacksod Bay ©
Blacksod Bay
Erris Head Loop Walk ©
Erris Head Loop Walk

1
night
Killarney

Killarney
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planner .

You can drive from Belmullet to Killarney in 4.5 hours. November in Killarney sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 42°F at night. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off toDingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): head outdoors with Slea Head Drive and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Dingle trip maker tool .

Drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Dingle are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

2
nights
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Step out of Limerick to go to Cashel and see Rock of Cashel, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Hunt Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Castlefergus Equestrian.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Limerick day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Limerick takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Limerick can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Castlefergus Equestrian, Rock of Cashel, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle

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