20 days in Ireland Itinerary

20 days in Ireland Itinerary

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20 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Gorey
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Ardmore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kinsale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Castletownbere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kilkee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Clifden
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Sligo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Orlando

1
day
Gorey

Gorey ©
Gorey is a market town in north County Wexford, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): look for gifts at Zozimus Bookshop, then shop like a local with The Gaslamp Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Rescue Ireland, and finally kick back and relax at Brittas Bay.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gorey trip tool .

Orlando, USA to Gorey is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Gorey is 5 hours. Traveling from Orlando in February, things will get cooler in Gorey: highs are around 46°F and lows about 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Ardmore.

Things to do in Gorey

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Brittas Bay, Seal Rescue Ireland
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:
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Seal Rescue Ireland ©
Seal Rescue Ireland
The Gaslamp Gallery ©
The Gaslamp Gallery

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): view the masterpieces at The Old Market House Arts Centre, look for gifts at Ben O'Neill Music Shop and Art Gallery, look for gifts at Criostal na Rinne, explore the ancient world of Ardmore Round Tower And Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ardmore Round Tower, and finally make a trip to The Round Tower. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ballyquin Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Brigid Shelly Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Jack O'Patsy Pottery, then identify plant and animal life at Glenbower Wood, and finally stop by Stephen Pearce.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ardmore route planner .

Traveling by car from Gorey to Ardmore takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kinsale.

Things to do in Ardmore

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dungarvan, Jack O'Patsy Pottery, Stephen Pearce, Criostal na Rinne, Glenbower Wood
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:
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Criostal na Rinne ©
Criostal na Rinne
Glenbower Wood ©
Glenbower Wood
Ardmore Round Tower ©
Ardmore Round Tower

2
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at Kinsale Silver, shop like a local with The Gallery Kinsale, then take in the exciting artwork at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fota Wildlife Park, look for gifts at Giles Norman Photography Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Rohan Reilly Photography, and finally look for gifts at Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kinsale online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Ardmore to Kinsale takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Castletownbere.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cork
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
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The English Market ©
The English Market
Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre ©
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre

1
night
Castletownbere

Castletownbere ©
On the 6th (Wed), look for gifts at Issie's Handmade Chocolate, look for gifts at The Great & Co, take in the exciting artwork at Sarah Walker Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Allihies Copper Mine Trail, and finally examine the collection at Allihies Copper Mine Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Castletownbere trip builder website .

Drive from Kinsale to Castletownbere in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Castletownbere

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Allihies
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
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Sarah Walker Gallery ©
Sarah Walker Gallery
Allihies Copper Mine Trail ©
Allihies Copper Mine Trail
Allihies Copper Mine Museum ©
Allihies Copper Mine Museum

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 7th (Thu): shop like a local with Penny's Pottery, stop by Holden Leathergoods, stop by Sweet Pea Gift Shop, then look for gifts at Sea Glass Studio, then view the masterpieces at Dingle Artworks, and finally stop by Kathleen McAuliffe. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, explore the wide array of goods at Strand House Cafe, stop by Uisce Saddlery, stop by NU goldsmith, then stop by Dingle Record Shop, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Carol Cronin Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dingle trip planner .

Traveling by car from Castletownbere to Dingle takes 3 hours. In February in Dingle, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kilkee.

Things to do in Dingle

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trip

Penny's Pottery
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
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The Carol Cronin Gallery ©
The Carol Cronin Gallery
Penny's Pottery ©
Penny's Pottery
Dingle Artworks ©
Dingle Artworks

2
nights
Kilkee

Kilkee ©
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stop by Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts, then explore the activities along Doughmore Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bridges of Ross, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilkee Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): go for a walk through Beauty Of The Burren Walks, then stop by The Doolin Chocolate Shop, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, and finally look for gifts at Moher Cottage.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkee road trip app .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Kilkee takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in February, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Clifden.

Things to do in Kilkee

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Liscannor, Doolin, Doughmore Bay, Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Kilkee Beach ©
Kilkee Beach
The Doolin Chocolate Shop ©
The Doolin Chocolate Shop

3
nights
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Step off the beaten path and head to Connemara National Park and Connemara Blue. Shop till you drop at Cottage Handcrafts and Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Roundstone Ceramics, stop by Clifden Bookshop, enjoy the sand and surf at Aillebrack Green Coast Beach, and relax in the rural setting at DK Connemara Oysters Ltd.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Clifden road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkee to Clifden takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery, Cottage Handcrafts, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Roundstone Ceramics, Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 13:
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Cottage Handcrafts ©
Cottage Handcrafts

3
nights
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Hazelwood House and Slieve League Cultural Centre. Do your shopping at Bear Essentials/Silver Bear Centre and Beltra Country Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Rossnowlagh Beach (in Rossnowlagh) and Leitrim Design House (in Carrick-on-Shannon). There's lots more to do: stop by The Cat and Moon, explore the wide array of goods at Mullaney Brothers, steep yourself in history at The High Cross, and admire the verdant scenery at Sruth In Aghaidh An Aird - The Devil's Chimney.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sligo trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Clifden to Sligo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Sligo are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Sligo

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rossnowlagh Beach, Bear Essentials/Silver Bear Centre, The High Cross, Leitrim Design House, Slieve League Cultural Centre
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
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Bear Essentials/Silver Bear Centre ©
Slieve League Cultural Centre ©
Slieve League Cultural Centre

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.
Appreciate the collections at Kilmainham Gaol and Gallery of Photography. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grafton Street and GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Sheridans, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, browse the different shops at Fallon & Byrne, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Sligo to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sligo in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dublin, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Chester Beatty Library ©
Chester Beatty Library

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