15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny
— 2 nights
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Cork
— 1 night
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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Dingle
— 2 nights
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Liscannor
— 1 night

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guinness Storehouse and 14 Henrietta Street. Discover out-of-the-way places like Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and GPO Museum. And it doesn't end there: visit Temple Bar, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin vacation planning site.

Minneapolis, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in August, with highs in Dublin at 66°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 3:
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Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then take in the exciting artwork at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, then make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, and then step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
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Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

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Cork

Cork ©

Rebel City

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 6th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then browse the exhibits of Cork City Gaol, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cork trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Kilkenny to Cork in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Cork, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
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Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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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.
Visiting Killarney National Park and Gap of Dunloe will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ross Castle and St. Mary's Church of Ireland. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Ring of Kerry, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, and make a trip to Ladies' View.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 10th (Thu), kick back and relax at Clogher Strand, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dingle itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Dingle sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass

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Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): join in the after-dark buzz at Moher Cottage, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, then trek along Hag's Head, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spanish Point Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to The Music Makers of West Clare.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Liscannor trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Spanish Point Beach ©
Spanish Point Beach
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

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