15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sacramento
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Liscannor
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
End: Sacramento

4
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, take a stroll through Temple Bar, explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, and contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

Sacramento, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sacramento to Dublin is 8 hours. When traveling from Sacramento in May, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, and finally learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, pause for some photo ops at Kells Priory, thensample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kilkenny route planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 49°F in Kilkenny. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kells Priory, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Kells Priory ©
Kells Priory

3
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: take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, head off the coast to Skellig Michael, take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, and make a trip to Dingle Peninsula.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Dingle are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liscannor: Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee), Scattery Island (in Kilrush) and Doughmore Bay (in Doonbeg). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, hike along Hag's Head, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Liscannor travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In May in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Scattery Island, Doughmore Bay, Lahinch Golf Club
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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