19 days in Ireland Itinerary

19 days in Ireland Itinerary

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19 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Glendalough Village
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ardmore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Renvyle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Galway
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h
10
Inishmore
— 1 night
+2
ferry + taxi + train:  5​h
11
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Leprechaun Museum. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): examine the collection at National Leprechaun Museum, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, then contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, then see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Bru na Boinne.

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Minneapolis, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Minneapolis in June: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 64°F and lows are around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Glendalough Village.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

1
day
Glendalough Village

Glendalough Village
For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Glendalough Village vacation maker .

You can drive from Dublin to Glendalough Village in 1.5 hours. June in Glendalough Village sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 18th (Thu), you're off toKilkenny.

Things to do in Glendalough Village

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny road trip planning app .

Getting from Glendalough Village to Kilkenny by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ardmore.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

1
night
Ardmore

Ardmore ©
Ardmore is a seaside resort and fishing village in County Waterford, Ireland, not far from Youghal on the south coast of Ireland, with a population of around 330, although this varies with the tourist season. You've now added St Declan's Well and Oratory to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Declan's Well and Oratory, shop like a local with Ardmore Pottery & Gallery, kick back and relax at Ballyquin Beach, then contemplate the long history of The Round Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Ardmore Round Tower And Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Ardmore takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Ardmore can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Ardmore

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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The Round Tower ©
The Round Tower
Ardmore Round Tower And Cathedral ©
Ardmore Round Tower And Cathedral
Ardmore Pottery & Gallery ©
Ardmore Pottery & Gallery

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Cork

Cork ©
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.
On the 20th (Sat), explore the galleries of Crawford Art Gallery, then step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter and Paul's Church, take an in-depth tour of Nano Nagle Place, get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, then steep yourself in history at Camden Fort Meagher, and finally appreciate the history behind Kilmichael Ambush Monument.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cork trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Ardmore to Cork by car takes about an hour. In June, daytime highs in Cork are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Jameson Distillery Midleton, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Jameson Distillery Midleton ©
Jameson Distillery Midleton

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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 22nd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, and finally hike along Old Kenmare Road.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney trip planner .

Drive from Cork to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Killarney, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs

2
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Leacanabuaile Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church, then step into the grandiose world of Minard Castle, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, view the masterpieces at Dingle Artworks, then delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory, then make a trip to Sinead Lough Ceramics, and finally get engrossed in the history at Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle tour website .

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Dingle, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Renvyle.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cahersiveen, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church ©
Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church

2
nights
Renvyle

Renvyle ©
On the 26th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin), take in the exciting artwork at Lavelle Art Gallery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Mulranny Strand, then look for gifts at Cottage Handcrafts, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aillebrack Green Coast Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Diamond Hill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Renvyle travel planning website .

You can drive from Dingle to Renvyle in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Renvyle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Clifden, Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin), Mulranny Strand, Cottage Handcrafts, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin) ©
Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin)
Diamond Hill ©
Diamond Hill

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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.
Let the collections at Galway City Museum and Michael Davitt Museum capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Burren National Park and Ashford Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Cong (Royal Abbey of Cong & Monk's Fishing House), Quin Abbey (in Quin) and Hennigan's Heritage Centre (in Swinford). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, steep yourself in history at Ennis Friary, take in the views from The Spanish Arch, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk.

Before you visit Galway, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Renvyle to Galway takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cong, Ennis, Hennigan's Heritage Centre, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Michael Davitt Museum
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Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, delve into the distant past at Dun Eoghanachta, and then delve into the distant past at Dun Eochla.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Inishmore attractions planner.

Getting from Galway to Inishmore by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites
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Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta
Dun Duchathair ©
Dun Duchathair
Dun Eochla ©
Dun Eochla

2
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Portmarnock Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum, and then examine the collection at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin online trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry and train from Inishmore to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Portmarnock Beach
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Portmarnock Beach ©
Portmarnock Beach

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