60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Knoxville
Fly + Bus:  12 h 45 min
1
Kilkenny
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Wexford
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Kinsale
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Kenmare
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Dingle
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Galway
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Ballina
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Ardara
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Dunfanaghy
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Buncrana
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
11
Dublin
— 7 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Knoxville

5
nights
Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Waterford (People's Park, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, explore the fascinating landscape at The Ice Cream Parlour, and step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny trip tool.

Knoxville, USA to Kilkenny is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Knoxville to Kilkenny due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Knoxville in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kilkenny: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Waterford
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

5
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Change things up with these side-trips from Wexford: Curracloe Beach (in Enniscorthy), Gorey (Courtown Woods & The Gaslamp Gallery) and Courtown (Seal Rescue Ireland & Glenavon Japanese Garden). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, admire the striking features of Tintern Abbey, enjoy the sand and surf at Ballinoulart Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Ballyhack Castle.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Wexford vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kilkenny to Wexford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kinsale.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Gorey, Courtown, County Wexford, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Seal Rescue Ireland ©
Seal Rescue Ireland
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre ©
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre
Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition ©

4
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kinsale: Cobh (President John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, Lusitania Memorial, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, sample the fine beverages at Kinsale Mead Co, sample the tasty concoctions at Blacks Brewery, and take in the exciting artwork at The Boathouse Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kinsale trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Wexford to Kinsale in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kenmare.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cobh
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal

4
nights
Kenmare

Kenmare ©
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
When in Kenmare, make a side trip to see Gougane Barra National Forest Park in Gougane Barra, approximately Gougane Barra away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Kenmare Soap Shop, browse the exhibits of Norman McCloskey Photography, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kenmare road trip website.

You can drive from Kinsale to Kenmare in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March in Kenmare, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kenmare

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Kenmare Golf Club ©
Kenmare Golf Club
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road
Kenmare Soap Shop ©
Kenmare Soap Shop

6
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
When in Dingle, make a side trip to see Glanteenassig Wood in Castlegregory, approximately Castlegregory away. There's lots more to do: get outside with Slea Head Drive, look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, tee off at Ceann Sibeal (Dingle) Golf Club, and step off the mainland to explore Skellig Michael.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle journey builder website.

Drive from Kenmare to Dingle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castlegregory, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dun Chaoin Pier
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
The Dingle Way ©
The Dingle Way
Fermoyle Beach ©
Fermoyle Beach

6
nights
Galway

Galway ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Ballyvaughan (Caher Bridge Garden, Bishop's Quarter, &more) and Doolin (The Doolin Chocolate Shop, Doolin Pitch & Putt, &more). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, admire the masterpieces at Galway Arts Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Cong, and pause for some photo ops at Galway City Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Galway online holiday maker.

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. In March, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ballina.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castlebar, Ballyvaughan, Doolin, Wild Kitchen, Cliffs of Moher
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Clare Island ©
Clare Island

5
nights
Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
Venture out of the city with trips to Donegal Golf Club (in Donegal Town), Letterkeen Loop Walk (in Newport) and Belmullet (Cross Beach Loop Walk & Ceathru Thaidhg). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, make a trip to Famine Walk Memorial, explore the galleries of The North Mayo Heritage Centre, and steep yourself in history at Moyne Abbey.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Ballina day trip planning website.

You can drive from Galway to Ballina in 1.5 hours. In March in Ballina, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ardara.

Things to do in Ballina

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Foxford, Belmullet, Moyne Abbey, St Patrick's Church, Donegal Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Tir Saile ©
Tir Saile
Horseback Riding Tours

5
nights
Ardara

Ardara ©
Ardara, pronounced "Ardra", is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. Explore Ardara's surroundings by going to Slieve League (in Carrick), Glencolmcille (Clocha na hEireann & Glencolmcille - Tower loop) and Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations (in Malin Beg). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Dorlin Strand, stop by The Bookshop, stop by Kilcar Fleadh, and see the interesting displays at Maritime & Heritage Visitor Centre.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ardara route planner.

Traveling by car from Ballina to Ardara takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Ballina in April, Ardara is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Ardara

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Killybegs, Glencolmcille, Kincasslagh, Kilcar, Slieve League
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Cruit Island Golf Club ©
Cruit Island Golf Club
Cyndi Graham Handweaving ©
Cyndi Graham Handweaving

5
nights
Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dunfanaghy: Old Church Dunlewey (in Gweedore), Portsalon Beach (in Portsalon) and Carrickfin Strand (in Annagry). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The Art House Art Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Dunfanaghy Bay, tee off at Dunfanaghy Golf Club, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dunfanaghy vacation website.

Drive from Ardara to Dunfanaghy in 1.5 hours. April in Dunfanaghy sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Buncrana.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

County Donegal, Falcarragh, Horseback Riding Tours, Old Church Dunlewey, Portsalon Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Art House Art Gallery ©
The Art House Art Gallery
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Horn Head ©
Horn Head

6
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buncrana: Pollan Beach (in Ballyliffin), Carrigans (Dunmore Gardens & Monreagh Heritage Centre) and Culdaff Beach (in Culdaff). And it doesn't end there: putt your heart out at Donegal Airsoft, take some stellar pictures from Fahan Lookout, hike along Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthaw Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Buncrana travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dunfanaghy to Buncrana in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Buncrana are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Buncrana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Clonmany, Carrigans, Culdaff, Carrick River Walk, Pollan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre
Donegal Airsoft ©
Donegal Airsoft
Dunmore Gardens ©
Dunmore Gardens

7
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
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: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., walk around St Stephens Green, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

You can drive from Buncrana to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Buncrana in April, Dublin is a bit cooler at night with lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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