21 days in Ireland, Port Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

21 days in Ireland, Port Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Fly to Glasgow International Airport, Drive to Port Glasgow
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Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kinsale, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Inisheer, Ireland
— 1 night
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Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Port Glasgow, United Kingdom — 1 night

Port Glasgow is the second largest town in the Inverclyde council area of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve, then get a dose of the wild on Larch Green Alpacas, and then explore the historical opulence of Newark Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Glasgow online sightseeing planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Port Glasgow is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dammam to Port Glasgow. In June, Port Glasgow is colder than Dammam - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings and tourist information, use the Edinburgh itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Port Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to fly to Kinsale.
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Kinsale, Ireland — 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kinsale side-trips: Birds of Prey Educational Centre (in Midleton) and Cobh (President John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, Titanic Experience Cobh, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, learn about all things military at Irish Veterans Museum, stop by Stone Mad Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kinsale trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Kinsale takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. June in Kinsale sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Killarney.
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Killarney, Ireland — 3 nights

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Dingle (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Eask Tower) and Inch Beach (in Inch). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Muckross House, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, and identify plant and animal life at Killarney Falconry.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Killarney trip planner.

You can drive from Kinsale to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inisheer.
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Inisheer, Ireland — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Plassey Wreck, delve into the distant past at St. Caomhan’s Church, and then step into the grandiose world of O'Brien's Castle.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Inisheer road trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Killarney to Inisheer with the Route module. June in Inisheer sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Galway.
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Galway, Ireland — 2 nights

City of the Tribes

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.
On the 15th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, make a trip to Galway's Latin Quarter, then pause for some photo ops at Galway City Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Eyre Square.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inisheer to Galway. In June, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 5 nights

Fair City

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around Phoenix Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin online attractions planner.

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June in Dublin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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Ireland travel guide

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Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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County Galway travel guide

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Landmarks · Nightlife · Gardens
County Galway sits in the middle of the country on the western coast. With its lively eponymous city, small traditional Irish villages, and stunning countryside, it offers a varied landscape and culture. Galway City exudes energy as a university town, with pubs on every corner and events and festivals happening year-round. The county has successfully kept the Irish language alive with about 30,000-40,000 Irish speakers, of whom nearly 24,000 are native Irish speakers. Venture outside of the main city to the Aran Islands to discover an Ireland lost in time.
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