14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny
— 3 nights
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Galway
— 3 nights
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Cork
— 2 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Experience Gaelic Games as well as Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Racing Tours Ireland and Portmarnock Beach. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, get your bearings at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and take an in-depth tour of National Library of Ireland.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip planning app.

Grande Prairie, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Grande Prairie to Dublin due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grande Prairie, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilkenny Castle and Hook Lighthouse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ferns Castle and Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Rock of Cashel (in Cashel) and Loftus Hall (in Hook Head). There's lots more to do: stroll around Irish National Heritage Park, explore the historical opulence of Ballyhack Castle, and sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

County Wexford, Ferns Castle, Rock of Cashel, Hook Lighthouse, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Poulnabrone Dolmen and Salthill Promenade. Visiting Burren National Park and Aillwee Cave will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Burren Birds of Prey Centre (in Ballyvaughan) and Doolin Cave (in Doolin). And it doesn't end there: trek along with Hillwalk Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salthill Beaches, and walk around Eyre Square.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Galway vacation 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. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Galway when traveling from Kilkenny in July, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Doolin Cave, Burren National Park
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Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre

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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 10th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, and then steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Cork City Gaol, steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, and then stroll through Inchydoney Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cork day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Galway to Cork takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cork

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Charles Fort, Fota Wildlife Park, Inchydoney Beach
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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