15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + bus:  10​h
1
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wexford
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Ballyvaughan
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 45​min
5
Inishmore
— 1 night
+2
ferry + taxi + train:  5​h
6
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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.
On the 5th (Fri), admire nature's extreme beauty at The Ice Cream Parlour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Mayfield Birds of Prey, see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, then get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower, then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Kilkenny is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Kilkenny, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect Kilkenny to be much colder, temps between 21°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Waterford, Mayfield Birds of Prey
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

2
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. On the 8th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle, see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Iberius Church. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception, get engrossed in the history at Irish National Heritage Park, see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, then admire the landmark architecture of Tintern Abbey, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Hook Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Wexford tour website .

Drive from Kilkenny to Wexford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Wexford are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Wexford

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, King of the Vikings VR, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Curracloe Beach, Hook Lighthouse
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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally kick back and relax at Inch Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dingle route builder .

You can drive from Wexford to Dingle in 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Dingle are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Ballyvaughan.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Inch Beach
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach

2
nights
Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan ©
Nestled between the coast of Galway Bay and the hills of the Burren, the small, scenic harbor village of Ballyvaughan serves as a hub for exploring the region.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, then look for gifts at Burren Perfumery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fanore Beach. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ballyvaughan online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Dingle to Ballyvaughan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Ballyvaughan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Ballyvaughan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fanore Beach, Burren Perfumery, Burren National Park, The Burren
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Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

1
night
Inishmore

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 14th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilmurvey Beach, delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, then explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Inishmore travel planning tool .

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Ballyvaughan to Inishmore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Duchathair ©
Dun Duchathair
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta

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.
National Gallery of Ireland and Dublin Castle will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple Bar and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Spend the 16th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin sightseeing app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Inishmore to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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