11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cavan
— 2 nights
2
Bundoran
— 2 nights
3
Malin Beg
— 1 night
4
Dungloe
— 2 nights
5
Gweedore
— 1 night
6
Malin Head
— 2 nights

2
nights
Cavan

Cavan ©
Get out of town with these interesting Cavan side-trips: Newgrange (in Donore), Trim (Trim Castle & St Mary's Abbey) and Irish Military War Museum & Family Park (in Starinagh).

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cavan trip planner.

Dublin to Cavan is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Cavan are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bundoran.

Things to do in Cavan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Trim, Arigna Mining Experience, Newgrange, Slane Castle, Irish Military War Museum & Family Park
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Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle
Cavan County Museum ©
Cavan County Museum
Newgrange ©
Newgrange

2
nights
Bundoran

Bundoran ©
Bundoran is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Lough Eske, then explore the historical opulence of Donegal Castle, then cruise along Bluestack Mountains Scenic Route, and finally make a trip to Mullaghmore Coast. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Fairy Bridges, then trot along with Donegal Equestrian Centre, then play a few rounds at Bundoran Golf Club, and finally cool off at Bundoran Waterworld.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bundoran vacation site.

You can drive from Cavan to Bundoran in 1.5 hours. In August in Bundoran, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Malin Beg.

Things to do in Bundoran

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Donegal Town, Mullaghmore Coast
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Donegal Equestrian Centre ©
Donegal Equestrian Centre
Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Bundoran Waterworld ©
Bundoran Waterworld

1
night
Malin Beg

Malin Beg
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): experience rural life at Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations and then enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Malin Beg tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bundoran to Malin Beg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dungloe.

Things to do in Malin Beg

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Silver Strand Beach
Silver Strand Beach
Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations ©
Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations

2
nights
Dungloe

Dungloe ©
An Clochán Liath is a Gaeltacht town in County Donegal in Ulster, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): play a few rounds at Cruit Island Golf Club, then enjoy the sand and surf at Carrickfin Strand, then see the interesting displays at Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind Kilclooney Dolmen Donegal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): tee off at Narin & Portnoo Links, then kick back and relax at Narin Beach, then stop by Campbells of Ardara, and finally identify plant and animal life at Dorlin Strand.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dungloe trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Malin Beg to Dungloe by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dungloe are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gweedore.

Things to do in Dungloe

Outdoors · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Ardara, Narin-Portnoo, Cruit Island Golf Club, Carrickfin Strand
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
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Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre ©
Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre
Campbells of Ardara ©
Campbells of Ardara
Cruit Island Golf Club ©
Cruit Island Golf Club

1
night
Gweedore

Gweedore ©
Gweedore is an Irish-speaking parish located on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland. On the 29th (Sat), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then admire the verdant scenery at Poison Glen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Church Dunlewey, and finally don't miss a visit to Bád Eddie.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gweedore road trip app.

Gweedore is very close to Dungloe. August in Gweedore sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Malin Head.

Things to do in Gweedore

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
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Bád Eddie ©
Bád Eddie

2
nights
Malin Head

Malin Head ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tee off at Ballyliffin Golf Club, then contemplate the long history of Doagh Famine village, and then admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): stop by Wild Atlantic Gifts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wee House at Malin, then get great views at Malin Head, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ballagh Studio.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Malin Head attractions planner.

You can drive from Gweedore to Malin Head in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Malin Head are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malin Head

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

County Donegal, Glenevin Waterfall
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Ballagh Studio ©
Ballagh Studio
Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Malin Head ©
Malin Head