15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Dingle
— 3 nights
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Galway
— 3 nights
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Westport
— 1 night
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Sligo
— 1 night
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Dublin
— 3 nights

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Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kerry Cliffs and Charles de Gaulle Memorial. Escape the urban bustle at Climbing Tours and Ring of Kerry. Change things up with a short trip to Garinish Island in Glengarriff (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind The Diaspora, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, and don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Killarney is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Brussels to Killarney, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for little chillier days in Killarney, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Climbing Tour
Climbing Tours
4.9
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Wildlife Area
Kerry Cliffs
4.4
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Scenic Drive
Ring of Kerry
4.3

3
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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Visiting Conor Pass and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Art in Stone/Antonio Fazio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, and kick back and relax at Inch Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dingle trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Dingle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Conor Pass
4.8
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.9
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Beach
Inch Beach
4.7

3
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Burren Birds of Prey Centre and Oscar Wilde & Eduard Vilde Statue. Visiting Wild Atlantic Way and Doolin Cave will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore) and Sky Rd (in Clifden). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Oranmore Castle and don't miss a visit to Parknabinna Wedge Tomb.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planner.

Drive from Dingle to Galway in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Galway, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:
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Cave
Doolin Cave
4.6
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Scenic Drive
Wild Atlantic Way
4.9

1
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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, then take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and then find your balance on the water with Mayo Adventure Experience.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Westport trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Westport are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Mayo Adventure Experience
5.0

1
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Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
On the 21st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Sligo Golf Academy & Activity Farm, then kick back and relax at Strandhill Beach, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Knocknarea, and finally appreciate the history behind W.B.Yeats Statue.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sligo, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Westport to Sligo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Sligo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:
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Must see
Strandhill Beach
4.7
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Must see
Knocknarea
4.8

3
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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.
Visiting Vagabond Tours and Wicklow Mountains National Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Thomas Davis Statue, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, admire the natural beauty at National Botanic Gardens, and get a variety of perspectives on Viking Splash Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin sightseeing planner.

Getting from Sligo to Dublin by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Tours · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.9

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