7 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

7 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

Start: Cork, Ireland
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Doolin, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Monaghan, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Cork, Ireland

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

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 Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney) and Dingle (The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, Eask Tower, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, and step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip itinerary planner.

Cork to Killarney is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Killarney are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Limerick.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

1
night
Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
On the 18th (Mon), experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian and then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Limerick trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by bus from Killarney to Limerick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Limerick, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Doolin.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Castlefergus Equestrian, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

1
night
Doolin, Ireland

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
On the 19th (Tue), trek along Clare Coastal Walk Project, then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, and then walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Doolin trip planner .

You can drive from Limerick to Doolin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Doolin can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Monaghan.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Cliffs of Moher, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©

1
night
Monaghan, Ireland

Monaghan ©
Monaghan is the county town of County Monaghan, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): go for a walk through The Emy Walkway, then see the interesting displays at Monaghan County Museum, and then browse the range of quality goods at Liptons Clones.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Monaghan using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Doolin to Monaghan takes 4 hours. November in Monaghan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Monaghan

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Liptons Clones, The Emy Walkway
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Monaghan County Museum ©
Monaghan County Museum

1
night
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 21st (Thu), browse the exhibits of HMS Caroline, see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Belfast vacation planner.

You can drive from Monaghan to Belfast in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline

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