12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 2 nights
2
Galway
— 1 night
3
Liscannor
— 3 nights
4
Killarney
— 3 nights

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beer Tastings & Tours, Dublin Castle and Rural Pub Tours. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take a stroll through Temple Bar, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin online driving holiday planner.

Orlando, USA to Dublin is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In May, Dublin is much colder than Orlando - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Galway trip site.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Galway sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way

3
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. Cliffs of Moher has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liscannor: Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan) and Carran Medieval Church (in Carran). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at The Burren, hike along Hag's Head, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burren way, and take in the waterfront at Doolin Pier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip planning tool.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Burren Birds of Prey Centre, Doolin Pier, Carran Medieval Church
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You've added Courtney's Bar, Devil's Punch Bowl, Irish Whiskey Experience, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, stop by Killarney Falconry, contemplate the waterfront views at Devil's Punch Bowl, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, and finally explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, thenappreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Courtney's Bar.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip builder.

You can drive from Liscannor to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Killarney, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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