57 days in Ireland Itinerary

57 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 5 nights
2
Carrick
— 3 nights
3
Westport
— 6 nights
4
Inishmore
— 4 nights
5
Galway
— 6 nights
6
Liscannor
— 4 nights
7
Dingle
— 6 nights
8
Killarney
— 6 nights
9
Kinsale
— 5 nights
10
Kilkenny
— 5 nights
11
Wexford
— 6 nights

5
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Temple Bar, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dublin. July in Dublin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Carrick.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street

3
nights
Carrick

Carrick ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Carrick: Unique Ascent (in Annagry) and Assaranca Waterfall (in Ardara).

Plan my day in Carrick using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Dublin to Carrick in 4 hours. In August in Carrick, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Westport.

Things to do in Carrick

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ardara, Unique Ascent, Glencolmcille Folk Village
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass
Glencolmcille Folk Village ©
Glencolmcille Folk Village

6
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Westport: Cong (The Quiet Man Museum, Ashford Castle, &more), Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre (in Foxford) and Moyne Abbey (in Killala). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Downpatrick Head, look for all kinds of wild species at The Lost Valley, explore the activities along Keem Bay, and examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Westport online trip maker.

Drive from Carrick to Westport in 3 hours. Traveling from Carrick in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Westport, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Westport

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cong, Foxford, Achill Island, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Ceide Fields
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 10:
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Ireland's School of Falconry ©
Ireland's School of Falconry
Downpatrick Head ©
Downpatrick Head
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle

4
nights
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Inishmore is known for historic sites, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, settle in for a delightful tour with Aran Island Horse Riding and Carriage tours, look for gifts at Lia Arann, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Inishmore trip planner.

Traveling by taxi from Westport to Inishmore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach
Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School ©
Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Clare Coastal Walk Project (in Doolin) and Quin Abbey (in Quin). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Fanore Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Caher Bridge Garden, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Galway travel planner.

Getting from Inishmore to Galway by taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Galway are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Fanore Beach, Open The Door Escape Room, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Clare Coastal Walk Project
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 20:
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach
Caher Bridge Garden ©
Caher Bridge Garden

4
nights
Liscannor

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Liscannor: Dolphinwatch (in Carrigaholt), Scattery Island (in Kilrush) and Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee). Spend the 24th (Mon) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and stroll through White Strand Beach.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Liscannor trip planner.

Getting from Galway to Liscannor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, Lahinch Beach, Dolphinwatch, Scattery Island, The Burren
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Dolphinwatch ©
Dolphinwatch

6
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 29th (Sat) at Skellig Michael. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, get engrossed in the history at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dingle planning website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ventry, Inch Beach
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 30:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

6
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Kenmare (Holy Cross Church, Norman McCloskey Photography, &more), Beara Way (in Glengarriff) and Ring of Kerry Golf Club (in Templenoe). Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, kick back and relax at Derrynane Beach, and steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Killarney trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Killarney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Cork, Derrynane Beach, Beara Way
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 5:
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Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Ring of Beara ©
Ring of Beara
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kinsale side-trips: Cobh (Eire Bass, Old Church Cemetery, &more), Inchydoney Beach (in Clonakilty) and Birds of Prey Educational Centre (in Midleton). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, take an in-depth tour of Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kinsale Mead Co, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Multose Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kinsale trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Kinsale in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kinsale, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cobh, Inchydoney Beach, Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 10:
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Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas), Waterford (Waterford Greenway & Coumshingaun Lough) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, stroll through Rothe House and Garden, and learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Kinsale to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Waterford, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Kells Priory, Rock of Cashel
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 15:
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Venture out of the city with trips to Saltee Islands (in Kilmore Quay), New Ross (Ring of Hook, Kennedy Homestead, &more) and Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, go for a walk through Kilmore Quay Harbour, and walk around Irish National Heritage Park.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Wexford trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Wexford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Wexford can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

New Ross, Kilmore Quay, County Wexford, Gorey, Enniscorthy
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 21:
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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Saltee Islands ©
Saltee Islands
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

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