10 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

10 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland's West Coast trip planner

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Route & dates

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.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Doolin travel planner.

Drimoleague to Doolin is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. September in Doolin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sligo online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Doolin to Sligo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. September in Sligo sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Sligo

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

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Donegal Town

Donegal Town
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Donegal Town trip app.

You can drive from Sligo to Donegal Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Donegal Town are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll set off for Dunfanaghy on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Donegal Town

Outdoors Nightlife Parks
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nights
Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. Visiting Horn Head and Jaws Watersports will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Glenveagh Castle and The Workhouse are in your itinerary. Step out of Dunfanaghy with an excursion to Buncrana Lighthouse in Buncrana--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Art House Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Glebe House & Gallery The Derek Hill Collection, make a trip to Hornhead Loop, and take in the pleasant sights at Marble Hill Strand.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dunfanaghy trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Donegal Town to Dunfanaghy takes 1.5 hours. September in Dunfanaghy sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 14°C at night. 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 Art Gallery ©
The Art House Art Gallery

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night
Killybegs

Killybegs ©
Killybegs is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritime & Heritage Visitor Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Killybegs day trip app.

You can drive from Dunfanaghy to Killybegs in 2 hours. In September in Killybegs, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Enniscrone.

Things to do in Killybegs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Glengesh Pass, St. John's Point, The Bookshop
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Maritime & Heritage Visitor Centre ©
Maritime & Heritage Visitor Centre
Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass

1
night
Enniscrone

Enniscrone ©
Enniscrone - also spelt Inniscrone and officially named Inishcrone - is a small seaside town in County Sligo, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through The Warren Way Walk.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Enniscrone tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Killybegs to Enniscrone in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Enniscrone are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Renvyle.

Things to do in Enniscrone

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

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 ©
Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Croagh Patrick, thenmake a trip to Killadoon Standing Stone, thenrelax in the rural setting at Killary Sheep Farm, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Renvyle trip planning app.

You can drive from Enniscrone to Renvyle in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Renvyle

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

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

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