17 days in Ireland Itinerary

17 days in Ireland Itinerary

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17 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Bus:  14 h 45 min
1
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Bunratty
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Westport
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 15 min
6
Inishmore
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Train:  5 h
7
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Tampa, Florida

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.
Get some cultural insight at Kilkenny Castle and Rock of Cashel. Visiting Curracloe Beach and Go With The Flow - River Adventures will get you outdoors. When in Kilkenny, make a side trip to see Ferns Castle in Ferns, approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, stroll through Irish National Heritage Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and contemplate the long history of Rothe House and Garden.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online trip builder .

Tampa, USA to Kilkenny is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Tampa to Kilkenny. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Tampa in June; daily highs in Kilkenny reach 63°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Irish National Heritage Park, Curracloe Beach, Rock of Cashel, Ferns Castle
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 15th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, then admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Killarney trip planner .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Take a break from the city and head to Slea Head Drive and Dingle Peninsula. Skellig Michael and Gallarus Oratory will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church and kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dingle trip simple and quick.

Getting from Killarney to Dingle by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Kerry, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

1
night
Bunratty

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, then experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Quin Abbey.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bunratty trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Bunratty takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Ennis
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Quin Abbey ©
Quin Abbey

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, explore the historical opulence of Belleek Castle Museum, then explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, and finally explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, pause for some serene contemplation at Newport Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

Plan trip to Westport with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Bunratty to Westport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Westport, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Newport Church, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Michael Davitt Museum, Belleek Castle Museum
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Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum

1
night
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the ancient world of Dun Eochla, delve into the distant past at Dun Duchathair, explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, then explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inishmore trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Westport to Inishmore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta

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.
Temple Bar and Saint Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kilmainham Gaol and Trinity College Dublin will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, make a trip to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Inishmore to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Dublin, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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