14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Anchorage
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Ferry:  5 h
2
Inishmore
— 2 nights
Ferry + Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Kilkenny
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h
End: Anchorage

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Glendalough Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Malahide Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Bru na Boinne in Donore (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michan's Church, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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

Anchorage, USA to Dublin is an approximately 17- hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Anchorage to Dublin. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Malahide Castle, Glendalough Cathedral, Bru na Boinne
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

2
nights
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 6th (Wed), stroll through The Wormhole, stop by Lia Arann, then explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, and finally explore the ancient world of Teampall Chiarain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Dun Eochla, then make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, then steep yourself in history at Dun Aonghasa, and finally kick back and relax at Kilmurvey Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Inishmore travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and ferry from Dublin to Inishmore in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Inishmore, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta
Dun Eochla ©
Dun Eochla

1
night
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. On the 8th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, get outside with Wild Kitchen, then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, then stop by Moher Cottage, and finally hike along Hag's Head.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Liscannor driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Inishmore to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, Wild Kitchen
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Wild Kitchen ©
Wild Kitchen
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, take in the exciting artwork at The Carol Cronin Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Fiadh Woven Design, then don't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dingle trip planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Dingle are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dun Chaoin Pier
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Dun Chaoin Pier ©
Dun Chaoin Pier
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows ©
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows

2
nights
Killarney

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 10th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Kerry, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Killarney Falconry, appreciate the views at The Black Valley, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, then view the masterpieces at Peter Cox Photography Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at The Gallery 21 Fine Art Photography.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Killarney are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
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Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cork driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums
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Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John the Evangelist Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny journey maker website.

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Black Abbey ©
Black Abbey
St. John the Evangelist Church ©
St. John the Evangelist Church

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