16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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16 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 1 night
2
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cork
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Wexford
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

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night
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.
You've added Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin, Dublin Bus Tour - Green Bus - Hop on Hop Off, Jesters Comedy Club, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 18th (Thu), make a trip to Grafton Street, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, stop by The Decent Cigar Emporium, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, then stop by Cherish Me - Luxury Mother & Child, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Phoenix Park. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you want with Dublin Bus Tour - Green Bus - Hop on Hop Off, contemplate the long history of James Joyce Cultural Centre, admire the striking features of Dublin Castle, then stop by This is Knit, then steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, and finally see a show at Abbey Theatre.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip generator.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. August in Dublin sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Galway Tour Company, Lahinch Beach and Trad on the Prom. Escape the urban bustle at Hillwalk Tours and The Great Western Greenway. Do your shopping at Derryaun Crafts and Lady's Buttery Craft and Art Gallery. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches, look for gifts at OMG @ Zhivago, pause for some photo ops at Galway City Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Galway holiday planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Westport, The Hungry Monk Art and Craft Gallery, Lahinch Beach
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
For shopping fun, head to Lorge Chocolatier or Bath & Crafts. Innisfallen Island and Garnish Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm (in Kenmare) and Inch Beach (in Inch). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Galway to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Garinish Island, Inch Beach
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Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Old Head Golf Links and Fota Wildlife Park. Popular historic sites such as Charles Fort and Cork City Gaol are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Cork: Kinsale (Giles Norman Photography, Kinsale Silver, & more).

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Cork itinerary maker.

Traveling by taxi from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

Kinsale, Fota Wildlife Park
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Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

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Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Irish National Heritage Park, and then visit a coastal fixture at Hook Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle, then stop by Cushendale Woollen Mills, and then stroll through Curracloe Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Wexford trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cork to Wexford. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Wexford

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Cushendale Woollen Mills, Curracloe Beach, Hook Lighthouse, Irish National Heritage Park
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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse

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nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
You've added The Comedy Crunch, Dublin Castle, Abbey Theatre, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): stroll through St. Stephen's Green, stop by Kevin & Howlin, and then see a show at Abbey Theatre. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at James Joyce Cultural Centre, step into the grandiose world of Dublin Castle, check out local comedy talent at The Comedy Crunch, then stop by The Gutter Bookshop, then stop by Cows Lane Designer Studio, and finally look for gifts at This is Knit.

For more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Dublin vacation trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wexford to Dublin.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping Nightlife Museums
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This is Knit ©
This is Knit
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Abbey Theatre ©
Abbey Theatre

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