60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly + Bus:  11 h 30 min
1
Kilkenny
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Wexford
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Kinsale
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Kenmare
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Dingle
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Galway
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Newport
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Buncrana
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Dublin
— 9 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Toronto

6
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 out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Waterford (St. Saviour's Dominican Priory, Kilmurrin Cove, &more) and Mount Leinster (in Bunclody). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John the Evangelist Church, steep yourself in history at Callan Workhouse, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ullard Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Kilkenny itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Kilkenny, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Kilkenny is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Mount Leinster
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

6
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wexford: Boolavogue Fr. Murphy Centre (in Ferns), Gravity Extreme Adventure (in Courtown) and Curracloe Beach (in Enniscorthy). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, make a trip to Tacumshane Windmill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Iberius Church, and stop by Zozimus Bookshop.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Wexford trip website.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Wexford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kinsale.

Things to do in Wexford

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

County Wexford, Enniscorthy, Gorey, New Ross, Pirates Adventure
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition ©
Ballyhack Castle ©
Ballyhack Castle
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kinsale: Cobh (Haulbowline Island, Titanic Memorial Garden, &more). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, contemplate the long history of James Fort, view the masterpieces at The Gallery Kinsale, and have some family-friendly fun at WestCorkSecret.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kinsale trip planner.

Getting from Wexford to Kinsale by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kenmare.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Cobh, WestCorkSecret
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Ballinspittle ©
Ballinspittle

5
nights
Kenmare

Kenmare ©
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
Go for a jaunt from Kenmare to Gougane Barra to see Gougane Barra National Forest Park about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Faungorth Activity Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church, stroll through Old Kenmare Road, and don't miss a visit to Poor Clare Convent.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kenmare online journey maker.

Drive from Kinsale to Kenmare in 2 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 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kenmare

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 5:
Highlights from your plan
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road
Kenmare Soap Shop ©
Kenmare Soap Shop
Blackwater Woodturners ©
Blackwater Woodturners

6
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, make a trip to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, steep yourself in history at Dun An Oir, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Dingle Way.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kenmare to Dingle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Dingle sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
The Dingle Way ©
The Dingle Way

3
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. Explore Liscannor's surroundings by going to The Pollock Holes (in Kilkee) and Kilrush (The Museum of Irish Rural Life & St Senan's Church). There's much more to do: get great views at Cliffs of Moher, head outdoors with Burren Coastline Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at White Strand Beach, and stroll through Spanish Point Beach.

Discover how to plan a Liscannor trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Liscannor are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Kilrush, Miltown Malbay, The Pollock Holes
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
The Museum of Irish Rural Life ©
The Museum of Irish Rural Life

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Ennis (Killone Abbey, TULLASSA RANGE, &more), Shannon (Atlantic Air Adventures & Sean Lemass Public Library) and Corofin (Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre & Burren National Park). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, explore the ancient world of Mooghaun Hill Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Cong, and explore the world behind art at Galway Arts Centre.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Galway trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Liscannor to Galway in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ennis, Cong, County Clare, Shannon, Corofin
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre
Forthill Graveyard ©
Forthill Graveyard

5
nights
Newport

Newport ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Killala (Moyne Abbey & Ross Beach), Ballina (The North Mayo Heritage Centre, Rosserk Friary, &more) and Silver Strand (in Louisburgh).

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Newport holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Galway to Newport in 1.5 hours. In February in Newport, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Newport

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ballina, Westport, Castlebar, Killala, Cross Beach Loop Walk
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk
The North Mayo Heritage Centre ©
The North Mayo Heritage Centre
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary

6
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buncrana: Slieve League (in Carrick), Kinnagoe Bay (in Greencastle) and Pollan Beach (in Ballyliffin). There's much more to do: get lost in a book at Free Wee Library, don't miss a visit to Monreagh Heritage Centre, take some stellar pictures from Fahan Lookout, and stroll through Dunree Bay.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Buncrana online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Newport to Buncrana takes 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Buncrana can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Slieve League, Monreagh Heritage Centre, Campbells of Ardara, Cloncha Church & St Buadan'S Cross, Fahan Lookout
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Free Wee Library ©
Free Wee Library
Cyndi Graham Handweaving ©
Cyndi Graham Handweaving

9
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, examine the collection at Irish Whiskey Museum, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Buncrana to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Buncrana in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Dublin, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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