15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
2
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Cork
— 1 night
7
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Curracloe Beach and Trim Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bru na Boinne and Guinness Storehouse. Step out of Dublin to go to Ferns and see Ferns Castle, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, shop like a local with Grafton Street, take an in-depth tour of Irish Famine Museum Dublin, and pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin route planner.

Amsterdam, Holland to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in July, with highs in Dublin at 23°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Curracloe Beach, Trim Castle, Ferns Castle, Bru na Boinne
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way. On the next day, kick back and relax at Fanore Beach, stop by Hazel Mountain Chocolates, and then explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Galway vacation maker .

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect nights in Galway to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Hazel Mountain Chocolates, Fanore Beach, Burren National Park
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Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Salthill Promenade ©
Salthill Promenade

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, then contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then Head underground at Doolin Cave, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Galway to Liscannor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Lahinch Beach, Doolin Cave
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Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In July in Dingle, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Visiting Ring of Kerry and Torc Waterfall will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm and St. Mary's Church of Ireland. Step out of Killarney with an excursion to St. Patrick's Church in Kenmare--about 40 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Killarney tour app .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Ring of Kerry
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

1
night
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, then hunt for treasures at The English Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cork online itinerary planner .

Getting from Killarney to Cork by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Blarney Castle & Gardens, Cobh Cathedral
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Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and finally make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Hore Abbey, then take in the exciting artwork at The Blackbird Gallery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Cashel
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Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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