16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Westport
— 3 nights
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Lahinch
— 3 nights
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Cork
— 3 nights
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Kenmare
— 6 nights

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Westport: Clifden (Clifden Bookshop & Sky Rd), Keem Bay (in Dooagh) and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore). Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House. There's lots more to do: explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, head outdoors with Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, and contemplate the long history of Clew Bay Heritage Centre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Westport trip planner.

Dublin to Westport is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lahinch.

Things to do in Westport

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

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Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©

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Lahinch

Lahinch ©
Home to a renowned gulf club, Lahinch has become better known as a surfing spot in recent years.
Explore Lahinch's surroundings by going to Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave & Burren Birds of Prey Centre) and Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb (in Caherconnell). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Cliffs of Moher, see the interesting displays at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, look for gifts at Kenny Woollen Mills & Lahinch Art Gallery, and play a few rounds at Lahinch Golf Club.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lahinch online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Westport to Lahinch in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Lahinch can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Lahinch

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Doolin Cliff Walk ©
Doolin Cliff Walk

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Cork

Cork ©

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, sample the fine beverages at Kinsale Mead Co, then get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cork travel route app.

Drive from Lahinch to Cork in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kenmare.

Things to do in Cork

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kenmare: Bantry House & Garden (in Bantry) and Glengarriff (Garinish Island & Beara Way). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 8th (Tue) at Skellig Michael. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Cross Church, cruise along Ring of Kerry, and get to know the fascinating history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kenmare trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cork to Kenmare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kenmare

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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