15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Sydney
Fly + bus:  28​h
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Clifden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Dunquin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Cashel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
Sydney

2
days
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 29th (Fri), cruise along Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and then admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay, don't miss a visit to Eyre Square, then don't miss a visit to Quay Street, and finally make a trip to Galway's Latin Quarter.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway online trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to Galway is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Galway, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Galway are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Clifden.

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Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours ©
Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Salthill Promenade ©
Salthill Promenade

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day
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
On the 1st (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mannin Bay Blueway, and then make a trip to Sky Rd.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Clifden trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Galway to Clifden in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Clifden

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd

1
day
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 2nd (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Liscannor road trip website .

Traveling by car from Clifden to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Liscannor sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Dunquin.

Things to do in Liscannor

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Doolin Cave, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©

2
days
Dunquin

Dunquin ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. On the next day, get answers to all your questions at Brian de Staic Jeweller, head off the coast to Great Blasket Island, and then get outside with The Dingle Peninsula.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dunquin sightseeing site .

You can drive from Liscannor to Dunquin in 4 hours. July in Dunquin sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Dunquin

#Scenic Drive, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, The Dingle Peninsula, Brian de Staic Jeweller
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island

2
days
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours and then admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, then get to know the fascinating history of Ross Island, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip builder app .

You can drive from Dunquin to Killarney in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cashel.

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Climbing Tours
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

1
day
Cashel

Cashel ©
A tiny settlement rich in history, Cashel maintains the old-fashioned charm of a small market town.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the activities along Marfield Lake, explore the historical opulence of Cahir Castle, then delve into the distant past at Hore Abbey, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cashel tour planner .

You can drive from Killarney to Cashel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Cashel sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Cashel

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Cahir Castle, Marfield Lake
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Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Cahir Castle ©
Cahir Castle
Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey

3
days
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chester Beatty Library and The Famine Sculptures. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol, take a stroll through Temple Bar, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dublin travel route planner .

You can drive from Cashel to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cashel in July since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 12°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon 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. Stephen's Green ©
St. Stephen's Green

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