13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 3 nights
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Ballina
— 2 nights
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Buncrana
— 4 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.
Visit Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Temple Bar, stroll through Portmarnock Beach, admire the striking features of St. Michan's Church, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Dublin day trip app.

Bangkok, Thailand to Dublin is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Dublin is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect Dublin to be colder, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Side Trip

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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
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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.
Visit Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Galway Arts Centre for their historical value. Get outdoors at Burren National Park and Lahinch Beach. Step out of Galway with an excursion to Cliffs of Moher in Liscannor--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches, walk around Eyre Square, and take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ballina.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Carrowmore Beach, then kick back and relax at Mulranny Strand, and then learn something new at Lina Stein. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, contemplate the long history of Moyne Abbey, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ross Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ballina trip maker app.

Drive from Galway to Ballina in 1.5 hours. In January in Ballina, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Ballina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Classes

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Mulranny Strand ©
Mulranny Strand
Moyne Abbey ©
Moyne Abbey

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Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Visit Five Fingers Strand and Straghill Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Culdaff Beach and Back Strand Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Buncrana side-trips: Kinnegar Brewing (in Rathmullan), Narin Beach (in Narin-Portnoo) and Carrickfin Strand (in Annagry). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Dunree Bay and delve into the distant past at Grianan Of Aileach.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Buncrana trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ballina to Buncrana takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Buncrana can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buncrana

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Grianan Of Aileach ©
Grianan Of Aileach
Kinnegar Brewing ©
Kinnegar Brewing

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