11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny
— 1 night
3
Galway
— 3 nights
4
Westport
— 3 nights

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and St Stephens Green. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, meet the residents at Dublin Zoo, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Dublin. In May in Dublin, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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 18th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Kilkenny Activity Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, and finally walk around Kilkenny Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Rothe House and Garden ©
Rothe House and Garden

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Galway

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Cliffs of Moher and Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Ballyvaughan (Burren Birds of Prey Centre & Aillwee Cave) and Hag's Head (in Liscannor). Spend the 21st (Sun) among the memorable landscape of The Burren.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Galway trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Kilkenny in May, Galway is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Bring the kids along to Drummindoo Stud and Croagh Patrick Stables. Get out of town with these interesting Westport side-trips: Keem Bay (in Dooagh), Deserted Village (in Achill Island) and Saint Mary's Well (in Ballina). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway and steep yourself in history at Westport House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Westport trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Westport, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Westport

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

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