7 days in Limerick, County Clare & Western Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Limerick, County Clare & Western Ireland Itinerary

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Limerick
— 3 nights
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Bunratty
— 1 night
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Galway
— 2 nights

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Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rock of Cashel (in Cashel), Kinsale (Charles Fort & Irish Veterans Museum) and Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Kilkenny Castle, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, explore the historical opulence of Cahir Castle, and see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Limerick route planning app.

Dublin to Limerick is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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Bunratty

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
On the 11th (Fri), experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian and then step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

Start your trip to Bunratty by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Bunratty is just a stone's throw from Limerick. In September, daytime highs in Bunratty are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Galway online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bunratty to Galway takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Galway, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

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