56 days in United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates & Ireland Itinerary

56 days in United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates & Ireland Itinerary

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Castle Combe, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Fishguard, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Leeds, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Oban, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Stranraer, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Larne, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Donegal Town, Ireland
— 1 night
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
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Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
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Tralee, Ireland
— Few hours
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Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Waterford, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Visit Jumeirah Mosque and Bastakia Quarter for their historical value. Visit Jumeirah Public Beach and Umm Suqeim Beach for some beach relaxation. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dubai trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Dubai is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Gulf Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Dubai at 49°C and lows at 38°C. You will leave for London on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Dubai

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Soho and Greenwich are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Piccadilly Circus and Severndroog Castle for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Petersham Meadows (in Richmond-upon-Thames) and Anno Distillers (in Marden).

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubai to London takes 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a train to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): wander the streets of Kemptown, admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion, then stop by North Laine, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Corridor Gallery. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Brighton Beach, then get in on the family fun at Brighton Palace Pier, then stop by Gustamps, and finally take a stroll through The Lanes.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Brighton and Hove in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Theme Parks

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Plymouth, United Kingdom

Spirit of Discovery

Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): wander the streets of The Barbican.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Plymouth travel route site.

Traveling by car from Brighton and Hove to Plymouth takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Plymouth

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip

1
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Cardiff, United Kingdom

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Firing Line Museum of The Queen's Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh at Cardiff Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cardiff online trip builder.

Getting from Plymouth to Cardiff by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cardiff are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

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Castle Combe, United Kingdom

Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): trek along Walks around Wotton-under-Edge and then explore the historical opulence of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Castle Combe trip app.

Getting from Cardiff to Castle Combe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fishguard.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Fishguard, United Kingdom

Fishguard is a coastal town in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, with a population of 3,419 recorded in the 2011 Census. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): kick back and relax at Tenby Castle Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Mwnt Beach and then make a trip to Fishguard Fort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fishguard driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Castle Combe to Fishguard in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Fishguard

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Birmingham, United Kingdom

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Warwick Castle.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Birmingham trip maker website.

Getting from Fishguard to Birmingham by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Liverpool.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 17th (Tue), take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, and then examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels and then contemplate the long history of Steelhouse Lane Lock-up.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Liverpool itinerary planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Liverpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Liverpool are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Leeds.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Leeds, United Kingdom

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wetherby Ings and then stroll around Temple Newsam.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Leeds driving holiday planner.

Drive from Liverpool to Leeds in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Leeds, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Leeds

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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York, United Kingdom

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to York Shambles, admire the striking features of York Minster, then delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and finally walk around Roundhay Park.

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Drive from Leeds to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in York sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dumfries.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Dumfries, United Kingdom

Dumfries is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland.
To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dumfries day trip app.

Traveling by car from York to Dumfries takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Dumfries

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 23rd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Robert Burns Ellisland Farm, take an in-depth tour of Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura, and then step into the grandiose world of Caerlaverock Castle.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dumfries to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Glasgow when traveling from Dumfries in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and finally visit Edinburgh Old Town. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at The Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve and then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our St. Andrews road trip planning website.

You can drive from Edinburgh to St. Andrews in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in St. Andrews can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to Aberdeen.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

1
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
On the 26th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Stonehaven War Memorial, step into the grandiose world of Dunnottar Castle, then take a stroll through Footdee (Fittie), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Balmedie Beach.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Aberdeen planner.

Getting from St. Andrews to Aberdeen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Aberdeen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort George, then examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), and then don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens and then explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

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Traveling by car from Aberdeen to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 29th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Talisker Distillery, and then identify plant and animal life at Loch Morar. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye and then step into the grandiose world of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye tour itinerary site.

Getting from Inverness to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Oban.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Oban, United Kingdom

Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Finn Falconry and then sample the fine beverages at Oban Distillery. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel and then trek along Pulpit Hill.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Oban travel planner.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Oban by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Oban sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Stranraer.

Things to do in Oban

Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

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Stranraer, United Kingdom

Stranraer is a town in Inch, Dumfries and Galloway, southwest Scotland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Castle Kennedy Gardens and then identify plant and animal life at RSPB Mull of Galloway.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stranraer road trip planning tool.

Getting from Oban to Stranraer by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Larne.

Things to do in Stranraer

Parks · Wildlife

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Larne, United Kingdom

Larne is a seaport and industrial market town, as well as a civil parish, on the east coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland with a population of 18,323 people in the 2008 Estimate. On the 3rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Broughshane Environment Waterfowl & Wildlife Trust, get outside with Coast Rd, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ballygally Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Larne trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Stranraer to Larne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Larne

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Belfast, United Kingdom

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, and then get engrossed in the history at Ulster Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Cathedral Quarter.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Belfast visit planner.

Traveling by car from Larne to Belfast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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Donegal Town, Ireland

Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Donegal Castle, then make a trip to Lough Eske, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dorlin Strand.

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Drive from Belfast to Donegal Town in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Galway, Ireland

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade and then appreciate the history behind Galway City Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Galway online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Donegal Town to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Galway when traveling from Donegal Town in September, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Limerick.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Museums
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Limerick, Ireland

Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, explore the historical opulence of King John's Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Limerick Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Limerick road trip website.

You can drive from Galway to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Limerick can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tralee.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Tralee, Ireland

The pub-lined and music-filled streets of Tralee allow visitors to discover everyday Irish life.
For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tralee online visit planner.

Getting from Limerick to Tralee by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September in Tralee, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Cork.

Things to do in Tralee

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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Cork, Ireland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Spike Island, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kinsale Mead Co.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cork route maker tool.

You can drive from Tralee to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Waterford.

Things to do in Cork

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Waterford, Ireland

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): kick back and relax at Kilmurrin Cove, then see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, then take a stroll around Reginald's Tower, and finally examine the collection at King of the Vikings.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Waterford vacation website.

Traveling by car from Cork to Waterford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Waterford can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Waterford

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Dublin, Ireland

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 Ballymoney Beach and Courtown Woods will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Seal Rescue Ireland in Courtown (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Temple Bar, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, go for a walk through Cliff Path Loop, and walk around St Stephens Green.

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Drive from Waterford to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will leave for Abu Dhabi on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Heritage Village and Louvre Abu Dhabi. Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at The Corniche, bet on your favorite at Yas Marina Circuit, contemplate the long history of Qasr Al Hosn, and pause for some photo ops at The Founder's Memorial.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi online trip planner.

Fly from Dublin to Abu Dhabi in 12.5 hours. Traveling from Dublin to Abu Dhabi, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in September: high temperatures in Abu Dhabi hover around 47°C and lows are around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

United Arab Emirates travel guide

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Observation Decks · Fountains · Shopping Malls
Though most people associate United Arab Emirates only with Dubai, nicknamed the "City of Gold," the federation of seven emirates boats a surprisingly rich historical and cultural heritage and provides a good starting point for visitors interested in discovering the Middle East. A trip to United Arab Emirates reveals a modern nation with a dynamic atmosphere and a landscape that quickly changes from futuristic cities to remote deserts, mysteriously silent places where only the shifting sand dunes mark the passage of time. Add the eastern coastline to your United Arab Emirates itinerary to find a string of outstanding beaches and some of the finest diving and snorkeling opportunities in the region.

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Wales travel guide

4.3
Castles · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.

Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

County Cork travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Islands
Rebel County
County Cork has made a name for itself as the home of the Blarney Stone, the legendary limestone rock rumored to give those who kiss it "the gift of the gab." People come from around the world to bend over backwards and put their lips to the rock in the hopes of becoming more eloquent. In Cork, the county's eponymous city, it is said that the accents rise and fall with the city's rolling terrain. The southern county attracts those looking for the iconic green hills, craggy coastline, and warm hospitality of Ireland. Known affectionately as The Rebel County for its role in the Irish War of Independence, this region is proudly Irish, as evidenced in the region's many cultural festivals and events.

County Waterford travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Gardens · Nightlife
Crystal County
Hugging the southern coast of the country, County Waterford supports a wild coastline, towering mountains, and long rivers. Its volcanic coastline has birthed dozens of beaches, although the Atlantic can make for a cold swim. A part of this shoreline, the Copper Coast, has been recognized as a UNESCO Geopark because of its geological importance, tracing remnants of volcanic activity during the Paleozoic Era and evidence of the last ice age. Home to a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region, the county welcomes visitors with traditional Irish hospitality in the native tongue.