14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  28 h
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  29 h
End: Brisbane

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Get some historical perspective at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Trim Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Bru na Boinne in Donore (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, browse the exhibits of Gallery of Photography, pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue, and view the masterpieces at Olivier Cornet Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dublin attractions planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in September, with highs in Dublin at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Trim Castle
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Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Inch Beach, pick up some local products at Dingle Farmer's Market, stop by Uisce Saddlery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dingle Distillery, and finally stroll through Clogher Strand. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Slea Head Drive and then delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dingle travel planner.

Getting from Dublin to Dingle by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Dingle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Inch Beach
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, take in the exciting artwork at The Purcell Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Templenoe Burial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary website.

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Kerry Cliffs
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Ladies' View ©
Ladies' View
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cork online holiday builder.

Getting from Killarney to Cork by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In September in Cork, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
The English Market ©
The English Market

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, then make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, then contemplate the long history of Reginald's Tower, and finally view the masterpieces at The Irish Handmade Glass Company.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Waterford
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St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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