14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kenmare
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Dingle
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Cairo

1
night
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
On the 18th (Fri), look for gifts at Hamish Hawkin, stop by The Canvas Works, look for gifts at Giles Norman Photography Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, then look for gifts at Kinsale Silver, and finally stop by Stone Mad Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Koko, stop by Granny's Bottom Drawer, then take in the exciting artwork at Rohan Reilly Photography, then look for gifts at Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kinsale tour planning website .

Cairo, Egypt to Kinsale is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Kinsale is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in January; daily highs in Kinsale reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kenmare.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre ©
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

2
nights
Kenmare

Kenmare ©
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Kenmare Soap Shop, stop by Hallisseys, stop by Skyline Gallery, then explore the striking landscape of Gougane Barra National Forest Park, and finally look for gifts at Lorge Chocolatier.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kenmare trip planner .

Getting from Kinsale to Kenmare by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. January in Kenmare sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kenmare

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Killarney National Park, Gougane Barra National Forest Park
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Skyline Gallery ©
Skyline Gallery
Lorge Chocolatier ©
Lorge Chocolatier

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
You'll explore and learn at Penny's Pottery and Dingle Artworks. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Carol Cronin Gallery and Dingle Record Shop. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Brandon, stop by NU goldsmith, shop like a local with John Weldon Jewellers, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Dingle travel app .

You can drive from Kenmare to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Dingle sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventry, Mount Brandon
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Penny's Pottery ©
Penny's Pottery
Mount Brandon ©
Mount Brandon
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
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. On the 25th (Fri), kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, then look for gifts at The Celtic T Shirt Shop, then look for gifts at Kenny Woollen Mills Shop, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Liscannor travel route builder website .

Getting from Dingle to Liscannor by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lahinch
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
The Celtic T Shirt Shop ©
The Celtic T Shirt Shop

5
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.
Visit Kilmainham Gaol and Saint Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallery of Photography and National Gallery of Ireland. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Grafton Street, look for gifts at Ulysses Rare Books, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and buy something for everyone on your list at Fallon & Byrne.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip website .

Getting from Liscannor to Dublin by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Dublin sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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