28 days in Ireland Itinerary

28 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 6 nights
Drive
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Wexford
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Cobh
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive
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Doolin
— 3 nights
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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Temple Bar, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip planning site.

Montgomery, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montgomery to Dublin is 6 hours. Traveling from Montgomery in January, expect nights in Dublin to be about the same, around 36°F, while days are slightly colder, around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Temple Bar ©
Neighborhood
Temple Bar
3.7
Guinness Storehouse ©
Must see
Guinness Storehouse
4.1

2
nights
Wexford

Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Kennedy Homestead, take in nature's colorful creations at Colclough Walled Garden, and then walk around Irish National Heritage Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach, see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, then take a tour of Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, and finally explore the world behind art at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Wexford travel route planning website.

Drive from Dublin to Wexford in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in January, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

3
nights
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.
Explore Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Waterford (Comeragh Drive, The Great Escape Waterford, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, and admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Wexford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Cobh.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
4.6

2
nights
Cobh

Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Old Church Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Colman’s Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral, then test your problem-solving skills at Escapade Cobh, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Fota Wildlife Park, tee off at Cobh Golf Club, and then contemplate the long history of Titanic Memorial Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cobh online trip planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Cobh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Cobh sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cobh

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Golf

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Escapade Cobh ©
Room Escape Game
Escapade Cobh
4.8
Cobh Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Cobh Cathedral
4.7

4
nights
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Skyline Gallery (in Kenmare) and University College Cork (UCC) (in Cork). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, see the interesting displays at Old Irish Ways, sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney road trip planning site.

Drive from Cobh to Killarney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in January, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Climbing Tours
4.9
Killarney National Park ©
National Park
Killarney National Park
4.9
Muckross House ©
Garden
Muckross House
4.6

3
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, head off the coast to Great Blasket Island, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, and sample the fine beverages at Dingle Distillery.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dingle tour itinerary maker app.

Drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Slea Head Drive ©
Must see
Slea Head Drive
5.0
Conor Pass ©
Geologic Formation
Conor Pass
4.8
Dingle Peninsula ©
Scenic Drive
Dingle Peninsula
4.9

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Joyce Country Sheepdogs (in Shanafaraghaun), Foxford (Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre & Michael Davitt Museum) and Cong (Bog Oak Sculpture & Monk's Fishing House). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, test your problem-solving skills at Open The Door Escape Room, and enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Galway online route planner.

Getting from Dingle to Galway by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dingle in January, things will get little chillier in Galway: highs are around 43°F and lows about 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Doolin

A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Kilkee Cliff Walk, then explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Doolin vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Doolin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in February, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Must see
Kilkee Cliff Walk
4.9
The Burren ©
Geologic Formation
The Burren
4.6
Cliffs of Moher ©
Lookout
Cliffs of Moher
4.7

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