12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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12 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
2
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Killarney
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h
End: Orlando

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. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dublin day trip planning website .

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. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect Dublin to be colder, temps between 59°F and 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
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.
On the 17th (Sun), get outside with Wild Atlantic Way.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Galway route planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Galway are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cliffs of Moher. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liscannor: Carran Medieval Church (in Carran) and Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burren way, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and hike along Hag's Head.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Liscannor trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Galway to Liscannor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Liscannor are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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. On the 21st (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, explore the activities along Devil's Punch Bowl, then admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and finally explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Courtney's Bar.

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Drive from Liscannor to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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