42 days in Ireland Itinerary

42 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Kilkenny
— 4 nights
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Wexford
— 4 nights
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Waterford
— 3 nights
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Killarney
— 4 nights
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Dingle
— 5 nights
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Galway
— 5 nights
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Westport
— 4 nights
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Dunfanaghy
— 4 nights
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Dublin
— 7 nights

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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.
Kilkenny is known for historic sites, breweries & distilleries, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capuchin Friary, don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny trip planner.

Red Deer, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 7 hours. Traveling from Red Deer in March, expect nights in Kilkenny to be much hotter, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Kells Priory ©
Kells Priory

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Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Wexford is known for nightlife, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aidan's Cathedral, walk around Irish National Heritage Park, and stroll through Curracloe Beach.

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

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Wexford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Waterford.

Things to do in Wexford

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre ©
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

3
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Waterford

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Explore Waterford's surroundings by going to Kilmacthomas (Mayfield Birds of Prey & Kilmacthomas Railway Viaduct). And it doesn't end there: step aboard Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, look for gifts at BEBHINN, hike along Waterford Greenway, and step into the grandiose world of Ballyhack Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Waterford online trip builder.

Take a bus from Wexford to Waterford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Waterford

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience ©
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

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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.
When in Killarney, make a side trip to see Blarney Castle & Gardens in Blarney, approximately Blarney away. Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Crohane Mountain.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Killarney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Waterford to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 5:
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Killarney Falconry ©
Killarney Falconry
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 10th (Sun), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Dingle Peninsula, see the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, get great views at Brandon Point, and take an in-depth tour of Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne.

For reviews and tourist information, go to the Dingle trip builder website.

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. In April, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

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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 find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Doolin (Doolin Cave & Clare Coastal Walk Project), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Ballyvaughan (Bishop's Quarter, Aillwee Cave, &more). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Burren Perfumery, make a trip to Eyre Square, admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Galway Arts Centre.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Galway trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Galway takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dingle in April, expect nights in Galway to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren Perfumery ©
Burren Perfumery
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

4
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Cong (Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, Ashford Castle, &more), Ballina (Rosserk Friary, Belleek Castle Museum, &more) and Achill Island (Woodland Faerie Trail & Deserted Village). There's still lots to do: ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, don't miss a visit to Eanach Marsh - Choill an Daingain -The Wood of the Fortress, admire the natural beauty at Westport House, and enjoy some diversion at The Wild West Indoor Play Village.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Westport trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Galway to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Westport, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara ©
Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara

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Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Dunfanaghy side-trips: Slieve League (in Carrick), Pollan Beach (in Ballyliffin) and Crohy Head Sea Arch (in Knockfola). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at The Art House Ireland Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Hornhead Loop, head outdoors with Jaws Watersports, and tee off at Rosapenna Golf Pavilion.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dunfanaghy sightseeing tool.

Getting from Westport to Dunfanaghy by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Westport in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in Dunfanaghy. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Art House Ireland Art Gallery ©
The Art House Ireland Art Gallery
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Jaws Watersports ©
Jaws Watersports

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Collins Barracks Museum in Cork (about 2h 45 min away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Dunfanaghy to Dublin in 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dunfanaghy in April since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 3°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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