16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 3 nights
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
3
Limerick
— 1 night
4
Dingle
— 3 nights
5
Killarney
— 3 nights
6
Cork
— 2 nights
7
Kilkenny
— 2 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple Bar and Trim Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Bru na Boinne (in Donore) and Malahide Castle (in Malahide). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, take in the views from O'Connell Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Dublin is minus 3 hours. In June, Dublin is cooler than Doha - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Trim Castle, Malahide Castle, Hill of Tara (Temair)
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle

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 4th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Smithstown Castle, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, thentee off at Lahinch Golf Club, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Liscannor route planning site.

You can drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Liscannor

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Lahinch Golf Club, Smithstown Castle
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Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Golf Club ©
Lahinch Golf Club

1
night
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary's Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of King John's Castle.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Limerick trip builder.

Drive from Liscannor to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle
Saint Mary's Cathedral ©
Saint Mary's Cathedral

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Popular historic sites such as Gallarus Oratory and Skellig Michael are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Slea Head Drive and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dingle vacation site.

Traveling by car from Limerick to Dingle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Dingle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ross Castle and Muckross Abbey. Explore hidden gems such as Gap of Dunloe and Climbing Tours. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, and take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planner.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, thentake an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton, pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kilfaughnabeg Christ Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cork driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cobh, Charles Fort, Kilfaughnabeg Christ Church, Jameson Distillery Midleton
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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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 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, steep yourself in history at Rothe House and Garden, thensample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

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

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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