24 days in Ireland Itinerary

24 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Galway
— 2 nights
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Spiddal
— Few hours
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Corofin
— 4 nights
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Kilbaha
— 2 nights
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Dunquin
— 1 night
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Ventry
— 2 nights
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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Gougane Barra
— 2 nights
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Crookhaven
— 3 nights
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Cork
— 4 nights

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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.
For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Galway travel route planning app.

Shannon to Galway is an approximately 1-hour car ride. While traveling from Shannon, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Galway, ranging from highs of 51°F to lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Spiddal.

Things to do in Galway

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum ©
Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum

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Spiddal

Spiddal
An Spidéal is a Gaeltacht village on the shore of Galway Bay in County Galway, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): tee off at Bearna Golf and Country Club.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Spiddal trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Galway to Spiddal in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Corofin.

Things to do in Spiddal

Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Corofin

Corofin ©
Appreciate the collections at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge. and Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre. Get some historical perspective at Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb and Kilmacduagh Tower. Explore Corofin's surroundings by going to Caher Valley Loop (in Fanore), McKernan Woollen Mills (in Tuamgraney) and Ballyhannon House (in Quin).

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Corofin route maker site.

Getting from Spiddal to Corofin by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kilbaha.

Things to do in Corofin

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Caher Valley Loop ©
Caher Valley Loop
Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb ©
Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb
Kilmacduagh Tower ©
Kilmacduagh Tower

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Kilbaha

Kilbaha ©
On the 29th (Wed), cruise along Loop Head, get great views at Loop Head Lighthouse, and then look for gifts at Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kilbaha trip planner.

You can drive from Corofin to Kilbaha in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 42°F. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Dunquin.

Things to do in Kilbaha

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Loop Head ©
Loop Head
Loop Head Lighthouse ©
Loop Head Lighthouse

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Dunquin

Dunquin ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Blasket Islands, then take a leisurely stroll along Dun Chaoin Pier, and then browse the exhibits of Tig Aine.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dunquin online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kilbaha to Dunquin takes 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Dunquin are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ventry.

Things to do in Dunquin

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Blasket Islands ©
Blasket Islands
Tig Aine ©
Tig Aine
Dun Chaoin Pier ©
Dun Chaoin Pier

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Ventry

Ventry ©
Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntrá, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Glenteenassig Forest Park, explore the galleries of The Carol Cronin Gallery, look for gifts at Sweet Pea Gift Shop, then examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and finally explore the striking landscape at Greenlane Gallery. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, view the masterpieces at Penny's Pottery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ventry Beach, and finally get outside with Kingdom Falconry.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ventry trip maker site.

Ventry is just a stone's throw from Dunquin. May in Ventry sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Ventry

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Glenteenassig Forest Park ©
Glenteenassig Forest Park
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows ©
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows
Greenlane Gallery ©
Greenlane Gallery

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Killarney Falconry and Carrantoohil. Do your shopping at Kerry Woollen Mills and Peter Cox Photography Gallery. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Falconry Kerry, get to know the fascinating history of Hotel Dunloe Castle Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Torc Mountain Walk.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ventry to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Killarney are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Gougane Barra.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Carrantoohil ©
Carrantoohil
Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk

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Gougane Barra

Gougane Barra ©
Gougane Barra is a settlement, west of Macroom in County Cork, Ireland.HistoryThe name Gougane Barra comes from Saint Finbarr, who is said to have built a monastery on an island in the lake nearby during the 6th century. Gougane Barra National Forest Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Castledonovan, then step into the grandiose world of Carriganass Castle, and then explore the striking landscape of Gougane Barra National Forest Park. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Waterfall Alpaca Farm, contemplate the long history of Bull Rock, and then don't miss a visit to St. Gobnait's Monastic Site.

Make your Gougane Barra itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Killarney to Gougane Barra in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Crookhaven.

Things to do in Gougane Barra

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Carriganass Castle ©
Carriganass Castle
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Castledonovan ©
Castledonovan

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Crookhaven

Crookhaven ©
Crookhaven is a village in County Cork, Ireland, on the most southwestern tip of the island of Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Dursey Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Three Castle Head and Schull Planetarium. Escape the urban bustle at Barleycove Beach and Ballyrisode Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Crookhaven side-trips: The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar (in Kilcrohane) and Mount Gabriel (in Schull). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Fastnet Lighthouse, stop by Whyte Bookshop, make a trip to St. Brendan the Navigator, and hunt for treasures at Schull Country Market.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Crookhaven trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gougane Barra to Crookhaven takes 1.5 hours. In May in Crookhaven, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 48°F at night. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Crookhaven

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach
The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar ©
The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar
Whyte Bookshop ©
Whyte Bookshop

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nano Nagle Place and St. Peter and Paul's Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore Crawford Art Gallery and Collins Barracks Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cork: Birds of Prey Educational Centre (in Midleton), Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas) and Curraghmore House (in Portlaw). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Camden Fort Meagher, pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mother Jones Flea Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cork trip builder site.

Getting from Crookhaven to Cork by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Cork are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Crawford Art Gallery ©
Crawford Art Gallery
Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey