15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
2
Killarney
— 1 night
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
4
Galway
— 3 nights
5
Dublin
— 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe), Tintern Abbey (in Wexford) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, walk around Irish National Heritage Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny trip itinerary planner.

Perth, Australia to Kilkenny is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Kilkenny is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Perth in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Kilkenny. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Curracloe Beach, Tintern Abbey, Ferns Castle, Irish National Heritage Park
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

1
night
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 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, thenview the masterpieces at The Purcell Gallery, and then trek along Old Kenmare Road.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Kenmare
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road
The Purcell Gallery ©
The Purcell Gallery

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 26th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Eask Tower, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, thenhead off the coast to Great Blasket Island, and finally cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dingle road trip tool.

Getting from Killarney to Dingle by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, and catch some excitement at Castlefergus Equestrian.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Galway itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Galway takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dingle in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Galway. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Westport, Aillwee Cave, Cliffs of Moher, Michael Davitt Museum, Scattery Island
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, walk around St Stephens Green, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

Before you visit Dublin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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