17 days in Ireland Itinerary

17 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Birmingham
Fly:  4 h
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Birmingham

3
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, walk around Phoenix Park, and browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip app.

Birmingham, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June in Dublin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 25th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Drummindoo Stud, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Quay Gallery, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Westport House, and finally ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at The Yellow Lady Design Centre, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones, thentake a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, thentake an in-depth tour of Achill Heritage Centre, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Westport trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Westport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Achill Island
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:
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Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones ©
Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones

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 27th (Sat): stroll through Eyre Square, take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, and then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Wormhole, thenmake a trip to Quay Street, thenadmire the striking features of Galway Cathedral, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lynch's Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Galway road trip tool.

Drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Wormhole
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

2
nights
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 29th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, thenlook for gifts at The Aloe Tree, and then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): go for a walk through Kilkee Cliff Walk, step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, and then contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Liscannor tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Galway to Liscannor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Kilkee Cliff Walk, The Aloe Tree, Scattery Island
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Slea Head Drive, don't miss a visit to Fahan BeeHive Huts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dingle Oceanworld.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dingle vacation planner.

Drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Kerry, Slea Head Drive
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, and then sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, and finally admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Killarney online attractions planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Killarney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, contemplate the long history of Rothe House and Garden, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Bishop's Palace, examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, thensample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at The Ice Cream Parlour.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online day trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Waterford
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

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