22 days in Ireland Itinerary

22 days in Ireland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland itinerary planner
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Fly
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Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Westport
— 2 nights
Taxi to Ros a' Mhíl, Ferry to Inishmore
3
Inishmore
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Taxi to Galway
4
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kilkenny
— 2 nights
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Dublin — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, admire the striking features of Trinity College Dublin, and contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dublin route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Westport.
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Westport — 2 nights

Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 5th (Tue), explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, then get a new perspective on things with Westport Cruises, and then steep yourself in history at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, then take in nature's colorful creations at Westport House, then explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, and finally stop by Mcloughlins Bookshop.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Westport online route planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Westport in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Westport are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inishmore.
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Inishmore — 2 nights

Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, get a new perspective on things with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School, and then delve into the distant past at Teampall Chiarain. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, then stop by Aran Sweater Market, then kick back and relax at Kilmurvey Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Inishmore journey planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Westport to Inishmore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. July in Inishmore sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Galway.
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Galway — 3 nights

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 Galway's surroundings by going to Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin), Ireland's School of Falconry (in Cong) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. There's more to do: make a trip to Galway's Latin Quarter and stroll around Eyre Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Galway tour planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Galway in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Liscannor.
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Liscannor — 2 nights

Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burren National Park, then steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, then tee off at Lahinch Golf Club, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher. On the next day, go for a walk through Kilkee Cliff Walk, step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Liscannor road trip website.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dingle.
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Dingle — 3 nights

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 15th (Fri) at Skellig Michael. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Dingle Peninsula, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and don't miss a visit to Eask Tower.

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You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. July in Dingle sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Killarney.
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Killarney — 3 nights

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Lorge Chocolatier (in Kenmare) and Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra). Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Kerry, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Kilkenny.
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Kilkenny — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Hawkeye School of Falconry, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, then pause for some photo ops at Kells Priory, and finally stop by Nicholas Mosse Pottery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, explore the galleries of Rothe House and Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Ireland travel guide

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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.
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