24 days in Ireland & Armagh Itinerary

24 days in Ireland & Armagh Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Clifden, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Sligo, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Armagh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Edmonton, Canada

1
night
Kilkenny, Ireland

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 2nd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower, thendelve into the distant past at Hore Abbey, thenbrowse the exhibits of VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Morgan's Garden Centre, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Hall of the Vicars Choral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny day trip tool.

Edmonton, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Edmonton in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kilkenny: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cashel, Waterford, Morgan's Garden Centre
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Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Black Abbey ©
Black Abbey

2
nights
Cork, Ireland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Charles Fort and then browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Spike Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cork road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. June in Cork sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cobh Cathedral, Charles Fort
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
The English Market ©
The English Market

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, thentake a memorable drive along Ring of Kerry, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm. On the next day, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, and finally don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Cork to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. June in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Ring of Kerry, Kerry Cliffs, Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm
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Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey

2
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): cruise along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Inch Beach, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dingle tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Galway, Ireland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and then get outside with Wild Atlantic Way. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle, don't miss a visit to Quay Street, thenpaddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally explore the ancient world of Tyrone House.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Galway holiday 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. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dingle in June since evenings lows in Galway dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Clifden.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ashford Castle, Tyrone House
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
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Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way

2
nights
Clifden, Ireland

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Sky Rd, admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, thenlook for gifts at O`Dalaigh Jewellers, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lavelle Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Renvyle Beach, thenexplore the galleries of Whitethorn Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Dog's Bay Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Clifden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Clifden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Renvyle Beach, Dog's Bay Beach
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
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Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach

2
nights
Sligo, Ireland

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Drumcliffe Church, thenstroll the grounds of Yeats's Grave, and finally stroll through Strandhill Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Knocknarea, hike along Rosses Point Loop Walk, thensteep yourself in history at The High Cross, and finally look for gifts at The Cat and Moon.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sligo travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Clifden to Sligo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Armagh.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Drumcliff, Donegal Castle, Rosses Point Loop Walk, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock

2
nights
Armagh, United Kingdom

Armagh ©
Armagh is the county town of County Armagh in Northern Ireland, as well as a civil parish. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Navan Fort, steep yourself in history at Ballymacdermot Cairn, and then stroll through Cranfield Beach. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Hill of The O'Neill & Ranfurly House Arts and Visitor Centre, thencontemplate the long history of Moneypenny's Lock, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Newry Cathedral, and finally stop by Buttercrane Shopping Centre.

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

You can drive from Sligo to Armagh in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Armagh when traveling from Sligo in June, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Armagh

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Newry, Moneypenny's Lock, Hill of The O'Neill & Ranfurly House Arts and Visitor Centre
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Cranfield Beach ©
Cranfield Beach
Newry Cathedral ©
Newry Cathedral

7
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Glendalough Cathedral and Wicklow Mountains National Park. For shopping fun, head to Greenan Maze or Blackbird Books. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Old Kilbeggan Distillery (in Kilbeggan), Brittas Bay (in Wicklow) and Trim Castle (in Trim). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Malahide Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballymoney Beach, examine the collection at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, and contemplate the long history of The Mill at Avoca Village.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Armagh to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vale of Glendalough, Old Kilbeggan Distillery, Malahide Castle, Greenan Maze, Brittas Bay
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 24:
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Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle

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