14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Caherdaniel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Fethard On Sea
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Cashel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Westport
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 15​min
6
Inishmore, Aran Islands
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  2​h
7
Galway
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Portland

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Torc Mountain Walk and St. Mary's Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm and Muckross Abbey. Step out of Killarney to go to Inch and see Inch Beach, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Friary, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney road trip planner.

Portland, USA to Killarney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 8 hours. Traveling from Portland in August, expect nights in Killarney to be slightly colder, around 54°F, while days are colder, around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Caherdaniel.

Things to do in Killarney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey

2
nights
Caherdaniel

Caherdaniel ©
Caherdaniel is a village in County Kerry, Ireland, located on the Iveragh peninsula on the Ring of Kerry. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Skellig Michael. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Derrynane House, then get outside with Ring of Kerry, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Derrynane Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Caherdaniel trip maker .

You can drive from Killarney to Caherdaniel in 1.5 hours. In August in Caherdaniel, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Fethard On Sea.

Things to do in Caherdaniel

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

County Kerry
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Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Derrynane House ©
Derrynane House
Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry

1
night
Fethard On Sea

Fethard On Sea ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Woodstown Strand, visit a coastal fixture at Hook Lighthouse, and then contemplate the long history of Loftus Hall.

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You can drive from Caherdaniel to Fethard On Sea in 5 hours. In August in Fethard On Sea, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cashel.

Things to do in Fethard On Sea

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Woodstown Strand, Loftus Hall
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Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Loftus Hall ©
Loftus Hall

2
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Cashel

Cashel ©
A tiny settlement rich in history, Cashel maintains the old-fashioned charm of a small market town.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, then make a trip to Rock of Cashel, and finally explore the ancient world of Hore Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then hike along St. Declan's Way, and finally step into the grandiose world of Cahir Castle.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cashel online road trip planner .

You can drive from Fethard On Sea to Cashel in 2 hours. August in Cashel sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Cashel

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, St. Declan's Way, Cahir Castle
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Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
Cahir Castle ©
Cahir Castle
Black Abbey ©
Black Abbey

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nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll through The Great Western Greenway, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mulranny Strand, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Westport attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Cashel to Westport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cashel in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 50°F in Westport. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Westport

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Mulranny Strand, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

1
night
Inishmore, Aran Islands

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, then delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then delve into the distant past at Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilmurvey Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Inishmore attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Westport to Inishmore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inishmore

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and then head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Claregalway Castle, explore the ancient world of Tyrone House, and then don't miss a visit to Quay Street.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Galway trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Galway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Galway, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Claregalway Castle, Tyrone House
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Salthill Promenade ©
Salthill Promenade
Tyrone House ©
Tyrone House
Claregalway Castle ©
Claregalway Castle

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