22 days in Ireland Itinerary

22 days in Ireland Itinerary

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22 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
2
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Cork
— 2 nights
6
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
7
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
You've now added Leopardstown Racecourse to your itinerary. On the 11th (Thu), try to win big at Leopardstown Racecourse.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin day trip tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Dublin is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, you will find days in Dublin are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are much colder (12°C). On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Westport.

Things to do in Dublin

Fun & Games Casinos
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Leopardstown Racecourse ©
Leopardstown Racecourse

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Great Western Greenway, then steep yourself in history at Clew Bay Heritage Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, pause for some serene contemplation at Ballintubber Abbey, ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud, then view the masterpieces at The Quay Gallery, then stop by Marlene's Chocolate Haven, and finally view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Westport journey site .

You can drive from Dublin to Westport in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, James Joyce Cultural Centre, Ballintubber Abbey
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Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

4
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.
Visiting Burren Birds of Prey Centre and Aillwee Cave will get you outdoors. Visit Salthill Promenade and Galway Cathedral for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Burren Perfumery (in Carran). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, make a trip to Kirwan's Lane, take in the views from The Spanish Arch, and get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Westport to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Cliffs of Moher, Burren Perfumery, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mary's Cathedral and Cahergall Fort. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kerry Cliffs and Skellig Ring Scenic Drive. Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: Cahersiveen (Ballycarbery Castle & Leacanabuaile Fort), Staigue Fort (in Castlecove) and Blennerville Windmill (in Tralee). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, shop like a local with Peter Cox Photography Gallery, admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, and take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Galway to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cahersiveen, Portmagee, Dingle, Staigue Fort, Blennerville Windmill
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Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

2
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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 23rd (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market, then get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, then explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter and Paul's Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cork trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Titanic Experience Cobh, Charles Fort, Jameson Distillery Midleton, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and finally look for gifts at Jerpoint Glass Studio. On your second day here, shop like a local with National Craft Gallery, see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, then contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, then explore the world behind art at Butler Gallery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

King of the Vikings VR
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Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

4
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and National Gallery of Ireland will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin online driving holiday planner .

You can take a train from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Kilkenny in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Dublin, with lows around 12°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping
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