8 days in Ireland's West Coast & Argyll & The Isles Itinerary

8 days in Ireland's West Coast & Argyll & The Isles Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland's West Coast & Argyll & The Isles Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly + Bus:  12 h
1
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Inveraray, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
End: New York City, United States

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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 15th (Mon): stop by Moher Cottage, then get great views at Cliffs of Moher, then trek along Hag's Head, and finally head outdoors with Wild Kitchen.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Liscannor driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Liscannor is 5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wild Kitchen
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Wild Kitchen ©
Wild Kitchen
Moher Cottage ©
Moher Cottage

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Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Dun Chaoin Pier, identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, view the masterpieces at Dingle Artworks, then look for gifts at Sea Glass Studio, then don't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, browse the exhibits of The Carol Cronin Gallery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, then stroll through Fermoyle Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Clogher Strand.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle road trip site.

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Dingle are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dun Chaoin Pier
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower
Dingle Oceanworld ©
Dingle Oceanworld

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, then stroll the grounds of Templenoe Burial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inveraray.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kenmare
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

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Inveraray, United Kingdom

Inveraray ©
Inveraray; is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Inveraray Jail, explore the historical opulence of Inveraray Castle, and then take in the pleasant sights at Dun Na Cuaiche Woodland Walk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Inveraray online attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Killarney to Inveraray with the Route module. Traveling from Killarney in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 35°F in Inveraray. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inveraray

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle
Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail
Dun Na Cuaiche Woodland Walk ©
Dun Na Cuaiche Woodland Walk

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