14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: St. John's
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Liscannor
— 3 nights
3
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: St. John's

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Westport is known for trails, theme parks, nightlife, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Great Western Greenway, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get in on the family fun at Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Westport holiday planner .

St. John's, Canada to Westport is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from St. John's in August, expect nights in Westport to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Michael Davitt Museum
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Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liscannor: Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin). Spend the 23rd (Fri) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, head off the coast to Scattery Island, and get a taste of the local shopping with Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Liscannor travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Westport to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Burren National Park, Scattery Island, Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Castlefergus Equestrian
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: New Ross (Kennedy Homestead & New Ross Books), King of the Vikings VR (in Waterford) and Tintern Abbey (in Wexford). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

New Ross, Tintern Abbey, Ferns Castle, King of the Vikings VR, Curracloe Beach
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

4
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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, stroll around Phoenix Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dublin journey app .

Traveling by train from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August in Dublin, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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