17 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

17 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Cork, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kilmainham Gaol Museum, Phoenix Park, Jameson Distillery Bow St., and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Christ Church Cathedral and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Dublin Castle and St. Patrick's Church. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, stroll around St Stephens Green, and get a taste of the local shopping with Grafton Street.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dublin trip planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in May, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
National Gallery of Ireland ©
National Gallery of Ireland

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Cork, Ireland

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.
Let the collections at Cork City Gaol and Crawford Art Gallery capture your imagination. Head to The English Market and Blarney Chocolate Factoryfor some retail therapy. Step out of Cork to go to Cobh and see Cobh Cathedral, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, make a trip to Blarney Stone, pause for some photo ops at National Monument, and stroll around Ballincollig Regional Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cork tour builder app.

Getting from Dublin to Cork by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Cork, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Cork

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Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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Galway, Ireland

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've now added Cliffs of Moher to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Abbey of Cong and Riverside Walk. Escape the urban bustle at Wild Atlantic Way and The Wormhole.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Galway itinerary tool.

Drive from Cork to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Galway are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 16th (Sun), you're off to Belfast.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

Side Trips

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Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Visit Cathedral Quarter and St. Malachy's Church for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore SS Nomadic and HMS Caroline. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, take in the spiritual surroundings of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, catch a live performance at Waterfront Hall, and buy something for everyone on your list at Victoria Square Shopping Centre.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Belfast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Highlights from your plan
SS Nomadic ©
SS Nomadic
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline
Cathedral Quarter ©
Cathedral Quarter

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, and finally examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dublin day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Belfast to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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Chester Beatty ©
Chester Beatty
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology ©
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

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