10 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

10 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

Start: Drimoleague
Drive:  8​h
1
Doolin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sligo
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Donegal Town
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dunfanaghy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Killybegs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Enniscrone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Renvyle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Dublin

1
night
Doolin

Doolin
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Find out how to plan Doolin trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drimoleague to Doolin is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sligo.

Things to do in Doolin

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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Sligo

Sligo
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sligo driving holiday app .

Drive from Doolin to Sligo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Sligo

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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1
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Donegal Town

Donegal Town
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Donegal Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Sligo to Donegal Town takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Donegal Town, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Outdoors Nightlife Parks
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2
nights
Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Get some cultural insight at Glenveagh Castle and Glebe House & Gallery The Derek Hill Collection. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Workhouse and Buncrana Lighthouse. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at The Art House, make a trip to Hornhead Loop, explore the striking landscape at Horn Head, and go for a walk through Marble Hill Strand.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dunfanaghy online travel route planner .

You can drive from Donegal Town to Dunfanaghy in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Dunfanaghy are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Killybegs.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Letterkenny, Buncrana Lighthouse
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Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
The Art House ©
The Art House

1
night
Killybegs

Killybegs ©
Killybegs is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Maritime & Heritage Visitor Centre.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Killybegs trip tool .

Drive from Dunfanaghy to Killybegs in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Killybegs can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Enniscrone.

Things to do in Killybegs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Glengesh Pass, The Bookshop, St. John's Point
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Maritime & Heritage Visitor Centre ©
Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass

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night
Enniscrone

Enniscrone ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): hike along The Warren Way Walk.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Enniscrone route planning site .

Traveling by car from Killybegs to Enniscrone takes 2.5 hours. September in Enniscrone sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Renvyle.

Things to do in Enniscrone

Outdoors Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Belleek Castle Museum, Moyne Abbey
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Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum
Moyne Abbey ©
Moyne Abbey

2
nights
Renvyle

Renvyle ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Croagh Patrick, take a memorable drive along Killadoon Standing Stone, then relax in the rural setting at Killary Sheep Farm, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Renvyle attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Enniscrone to Renvyle takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Renvyle

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Killary Sheep Farm, Glengowla Mines, Killadoon Standing Stone, Clifden Castle
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
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Croagh Patrick ©
Croagh Patrick
Glengowla Mines ©
Glengowla Mines

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