16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 1 night
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Galway
— 2 nights
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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Cork
— 3 nights
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Wexford
— 2 nights
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Dublin
— 2 nights

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dublinia, DoDublin, Jesters Comedy Club, and other attractions. On the 18th (Thu), take a stroll through Grafton Street, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, look for gifts at Decent Cigar Emporium, then stroll around St Stephens Green, then look for gifts at Cherish Me - Luxury Mother & Child, and finally stroll around Phoenix Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: squeeze the most out of the city with DoDublin, view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, then pick up some new knowledge with This is Knit, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and finally see a show at Abbey Theatre.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dublin visit website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in August; daily highs in Dublin reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

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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. Head to Derryaun Crafts and McCarthy's Jewellery Shopfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Galway City Museum and Salthill Promenade. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: The Great Western Greenway (in Westport) and The Hungry Monk Art and Craft Gallery (in Cong). The adventure continues: gain insight with Hillwalk Tours, look for gifts at Fallers Jewelers, explore the wide array of goods at OMG Zhivago, and kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches.

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Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Galway sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Muckross House and Muckross Abbey. Head to Lorge Chocolatier and Kenmare Soap Shopfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Inch Beach (in Inch), Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm (in Kenmare) and Garinish Island (in Glengarriff). There's more to do: step off the mainland to explore Innisfallen Island.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Killarney online day trip planner.

Drive from Galway to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Inch Beach, Garinish Island
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:
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Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©

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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.
Head to Giles Norman Photography Gallery and Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsalefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Charles Fort and Cork City Gaol. Step out of Cork to go to Kinsale and see Old Head Golf Links, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, and look for gifts at Kinsale Silver.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cork online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cork are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Cork

Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Parks

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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, then walk around Irish National Heritage Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Hook Lighthouse. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Ferns Castle, get some fabulous bargains at Cushendale Woollen Mills, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Curracloe Beach.

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You can drive from Cork to Wexford in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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): walk around St Stephens Green, stop by Kevin & Howlin, and then see a show at Abbey Theatre. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre, contemplate the long history of Dublin Castle, check out local comedy talent at The Comedy Crunch, stop by The Gutter Bookshop, then stop by Design Lane, and finally expand your horizons at This is Knit.

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Traveling by car from Wexford to Dublin takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
James Joyce Cultural Centre ©
James Joyce Cultural Centre
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Abbey Theatre ©
Abbey Theatre

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