14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Charlotte

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Temple Bar, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary planning tool.

Charlotte, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Charlotte to Dublin. When traveling from Charlotte in December, plan for little chillier days in Dublin, with highs around 48°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and finally stop by Kilkenny Handwrought Silver. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rothe House and Garden.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kilkenny online tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Parks
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Rothe House and Garden ©
Rothe House and Garden

3
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.
When in Galway, make a side trip to see Bunratty Castle & Folk Park in Bunratty, approximately Bunratty away. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, stroll around Eyre Square, look for gifts at McCarthy's Jewellery Shop, and trek along with Hillwalk Tours.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Galway sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in January, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Corcomroe Abbey
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Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Corcomroe Abbey ©
Corcomroe Abbey

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. Step out of Liscannor to go to Corofin and see Burren National Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Sun) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, stop by Irish Crafts - Doolin, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and hike along Clare Coastal Walk Project.

Plan trip to Liscannor with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Doolin, County Clare, Burren National Park
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
The Burren ©
The Burren

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