15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Galway to Cong to see Ireland's School of Falconry about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, don't miss a visit to Eyre Square, and head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Galway day trip website.

Toronto, Canada to Galway is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Galway due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in May; daily highs in Galway reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Ireland's School of Falconry ©
Ireland's School of Falconry
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way

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Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, stroll around Burren National Park, then get the lay of the land with Doolin Cliff Walk, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Doolin trip tool.

You can drive from Galway to Doolin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Doolin can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Doolin

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, then make a trip to Fahan BeeHive Huts, and finally take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dingle vacation planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Doolin to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, stop by Killarney Falconry, then admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Church of Ireland.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Killarney itinerary planner.

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. May in Killarney sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

1
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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kilkenny using our trip planner.

Drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, step into the grandiose world of Dublin Castle, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Dublin holiday site.

Getting from Kilkenny to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kilkenny in May since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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