19 days in Ireland Itinerary

19 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Islamabad
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kinsale
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Ballina
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Islamabad

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: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary builder website.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Dublin is an approximately 20- hour flight. Traveling from Islamabad to Dublin, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Islamabad, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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.
On the 27th (Mon), browse the exhibits of VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY and then stroll through Kilkenny Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Leinster, then take an in-depth tour of Edmund Rice Heritage Centre, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Friary.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny route planner.

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. January in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mount Leinster
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 28:
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Mount Leinster ©
Mount Leinster
Capuchin Friary ©
Capuchin Friary

3
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Get out of town with these interesting Kinsale side-trips: Cobh (St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, sample the tasty concoctions at Blacks Brewery, explore the galleries of Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kinsale day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Kinsale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Kinsale, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cobh
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 31:
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Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Ballinspittle ©
Ballinspittle

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: head outdoors with Slea Head Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fermoyle Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Brandon, and stop by John Weldon Jewellers.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dingle holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Dingle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Fermoyle Beach ©
Fermoyle Beach

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: The Belleek Shop (in Ennis), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, don't miss a visit to Forthill Graveyard, explore the world behind art at Galway Arts Centre, and take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Galway trip planner.

Getting from Dingle to Galway by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Galway sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ballina.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Carran Medieval Church, The Belleek Shop, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Burren ©
The Burren

2
nights
Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
On the 7th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The North Mayo Heritage Centre, make a trip to Saint Mary's Well, then steep yourself in history at Rosserk Friary, then contemplate the long history of Moyne Abbey, and finally make a trip to Gore Knox Monument. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Murder Mystery Ireland, steep yourself in history at Jacks Old Cottage, then admire the landmark architecture of Newport Railway Viaduct, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Aughagower Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ballina trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Galway to Ballina takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ballina can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ballina

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Jacks Old Cottage, Aughagower Church, Moyne Abbey, Newport Railway Viaduct, Murder Mystery Ireland
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary
The North Mayo Heritage Centre ©
The North Mayo Heritage Centre
Moyne Abbey ©
Moyne Abbey

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