60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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60 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Bus:  11​h 30​min
1
Kilkenny
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wexford
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kinsale
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kenmare
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Dingle
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Galway
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Newport
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Buncrana
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Dublin
— 9 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Mount Leinster (in Bunclody) and Waterford (St. Saviour's Dominican Priory, Kilmurrin Cove, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll around Kilkenny Castle, make a trip to Callan Workhouse, raise your glass at Brewery Corner, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John the Evangelist Church.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny online tour itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Kilkenny. Traveling from Toronto in January, expect Kilkenny to be somewhat warmer, temps between 9°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Mount Leinster
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Mount Leinster ©
Mount Leinster

6
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Change things up with these side-trips from Wexford: Gravity Extreme Adventure (in Courtown), Boolavogue Fr. Murphy Centre (in Ferns) and Ballymoney Beach (in Ballymoney). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, get engrossed in the history at Athenaeum Museum, step into the grandiose world of Ballyhack Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aidan's Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Wexford trip planning website .

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. January in Wexford sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Kinsale.

Things to do in Wexford

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

County Wexford, Enniscorthy, New Ross, Gorey, Gravity Extreme Adventure
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ballyhack Castle ©
Ballyhack Castle
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kinsale: Cobh (Haulbowline Island, Titanic Memorial Garden, &more) and WestCorkSecret (in Kilbrittain). And it doesn't end there: stop by Kinsale Crystal, brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum, steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, and take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Kinsale online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Wexford to Kinsale takes 3 hours. In January in Kinsale, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Kenmare.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Cobh, WestCorkSecret
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Ballinspittle ©
Ballinspittle

5
nights
Kenmare

Kenmare ©
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
When in Kenmare, make a side trip to see Gougane Barra National Forest Park in Gougane Barra, approximately Gougane Barra away. The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Faungorth Activity Centre, hike along Old Kenmare Road, view the masterpieces at Blackwater Woodturners, and browse the exhibits of Norman McCloskey Photography.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kenmare road trip tool .

You can drive from Kinsale to Kenmare in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January in Kenmare, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kenmare

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 5:
Highlights from your plan
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road
Kenmare Soap Shop ©
Kenmare Soap Shop
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©

6
nights
Dingle

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, stop by John Weldon Jewellers, steep yourself in history at Dun An Oir, and get great views at Brandon Point.

To see traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kenmare to Dingle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Dingle are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Sinead Lough Ceramics ©
Sinead Lough Ceramics
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
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: The Pollock Holes (in Kilkee) and Kilrush (The Museum of Irish Rural Life & St Senan's Church). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, stroll through Spanish Point Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at White Strand Beach.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor day trip planning tool .

Getting from Dingle to Liscannor by car takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Kilrush, Miltown Malbay, The Pollock Holes
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
The Museum of Irish Rural Life ©
The Museum of Irish Rural Life

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Ennis (Killone Abbey, TULLASSA RANGE, &more), Shannon (Atlantic Air Adventures & Sean Lemass Public Library) and Corofin (Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre & Burren National Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, contemplate the long history of Galway Arts Centre, delve into the distant past at Mooghaun Hill Fort, and look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Liscannor to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Galway sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ennis, Cong, Corofin, Shannon, County Clare
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop ©
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop

5
nights
Newport

Newport ©
Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Silver Strand (in Louisburgh), Killala (Moyne Abbey & Ross Beach) and Ballina (The North Mayo Heritage Centre, Rosserk Friary, &more).

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Newport tour planner.

Drive from Galway to Newport in 1.5 hours. In February in Newport, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Newport

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ballina, Westport, Killala, Castlebar, Ballinrobe Races
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary
The North Mayo Heritage Centre ©
The North Mayo Heritage Centre

6
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Buncrana side-trips: Kinnagoe Bay (in Greencastle), Pollan Beach (in Ballyliffin) and Slieve League (in Carrick). And it doesn't end there: visit Kilcar Fleadh, make a trip to Father Hegarty Rock, get lost in a book at Free Wee Library, and get great views at Fahan Lookout.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Buncrana driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Newport to Buncrana takes 3.5 hours. February in Buncrana sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wee House at Malin, Cloncha Church & St Buadan'S Cross, Monreagh Heritage Centre, Campbells of Ardara, Slieve League
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Cyndi Graham Handweaving ©
Cyndi Graham Handweaving
Monreagh Heritage Centre ©
Monreagh Heritage Centre

9
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: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get advice or help at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, walk around Phoenix Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dublin online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Buncrana to Dublin in 4 hours. Traveling from Buncrana in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dublin, with lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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