12 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

12 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
3
Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
4
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
5
Dingle, Ireland
— 1 night
6
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 day
7
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
8
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
On the 15th (Mon), make a trip to The Spire, browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, thenexamine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect Dublin to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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Kilkenny, Ireland

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: Rock of Cashel (in Cashel), Waterford (John Condon Memorial & Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum) and Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, take in the exciting artwork at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny route planning site.

Drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Kilkenny. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Waterford, Rock of Cashel, Hook Lighthouse
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

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Cork, Ireland

Cork
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cork road trip website.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 19th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

Find out how to plan Killarney trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Cork to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Killarney are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature Parks
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

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Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then cruise along Slea Head Drive.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dingle vacation builder website.

Getting from Killarney to Dingle by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
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. On the 21st (Sun), contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, Head underground at Doolin Cave, thenexperience rural life at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, thentake some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, and finally stroll through Hag's Head.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Liscannor trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Doolin Cave
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

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Galway, Ireland

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), stroll around Eyre Square, thenget outside with Wild Atlantic Way, thenmake a trip to Quay Street, and finally stop by Claddagh and Celtic Jewellery.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Galway in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Galway are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Get out of town with these interesting Belfast side-trips: Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills) and Causeway Coastal Route (in Ballintoy). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, get a new perspective on nature at Ulster Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Belfast Botanical Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of City Hall.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Belfast road trip site.

You can drive from Galway to Belfast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Giant's Causeway, Causeway Coastal Route
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Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route

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