23 days in Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

23 days in Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
2
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Carrick, Ireland
— 2 nights
4
Westport, Ireland
— 3 nights
5
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
6
Liscannor, Ireland
— 2 nights
7
Dingle, Ireland
— 4 nights
8
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights

4
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Dublin, Ireland

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: wander the streets of Temple Bar, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin vacation planning website.

London, 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. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Dublin at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bushmills.

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

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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. On the 28th (Tue), make a trip to Giant's Causeway, cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, thenkick back and relax at Portrush East Strand, and finally trek along Causeway Coastal Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): cruise along Coast Rd, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Downhill Beach, and then cool off at The Edge Watersports At The Crannagh Activity Centre.

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Traveling by car from Dublin to Bushmills takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Carrick.

Things to do in Bushmills

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portrush, Coast Rd, The Edge Watersports At The Crannagh Activity Centre, Causeway Coastal Route, Downhill Beach
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Coast Rd ©
Coast Rd
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route

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Carrick, Ireland

Carrick ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Slieve League, stop by Campbells of Ardara, and then Head underground at Maghera Beach and Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Narin & Portnoo Links, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Narin Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Carrick travel route builder tool.

Drive from Bushmills to Carrick in 3 hours. In July in Carrick, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Westport.

Things to do in Carrick

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ardara, Narin-Portnoo, Silver Strand Beach
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Silver Strand Beach
Silver Strand Beach
Narin & Portnoo Links ©
Narin & Portnoo Links

3
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Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Keel Beach (in Achill Island), Keem Bay (in Dooagh) and The Lost Valley (in Silver Strand). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, and contemplate the long history of Westport House.

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Getting from Carrick to Westport by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Carrick in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Westport, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Achill Island, Michael Davitt Museum, Ballintubber Abbey, The Lost Valley
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Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud

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Galway, Ireland

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kinvara Harbour (in Kinvara), Clare Coastal Walk Project (in Doolin) and Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave & Burren Birds of Prey Centre). And it doesn't end there: trek along The Wormhole, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, stop by The Woollen Market, and step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Galway travel route app.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Galway are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ennis, Corofin, Ballyvaughan, Kinvara Harbour, The Wormhole
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The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

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Liscannor, Ireland

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at The Burren, thendon't miss a visit to The Great Hunger Memorial, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, and then don't miss a visit to The Pollock Holes.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Liscannor online journey planner.

Drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Liscannor, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Nature Parks

Side Trips

The Great Hunger Memorial, The Pollock Holes, Scattery Island, The Burren
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park

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nights
Dingle, Ireland

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: get outside with Slea Head Drive, head off the coast to Skellig Michael, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle online route planner.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. In August in Dingle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Glenteenassig Forest Park
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 13th (Thu), tee off at Kenmare Golf Club and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Ring of Kerry Golf Club and then hike along Beara Way.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip builder tool.

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. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Beara Way
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Ring of Kerry Golf Club ©
Ring of Kerry Golf Club

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