13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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13 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Wicklow
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Bray
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Bratislava


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2
nights
Wicklow

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, then kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Ferns Castle.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Wicklow vacation planning website .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Wicklow is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bratislava to Wicklow. Traveling from Bratislava in July, expect Wicklow to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Bray.

Things to do in Wicklow

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Curracloe Beach
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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre ©
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre
Brittas Bay ©
Brittas Bay

1
night
Bray

Bray ©
Though its glory days may have passed, the busy seaside resort of Bray offers plenty to enjoy.
On the 2nd (Fri), hike along Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, then take in nature's colorful creations at Powerscourt Gardens and House, then explore the historical opulence of Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of James Joyce Tower & Museum.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bray itinerary planning site .

Bray is just a stone's throw from Wicklow. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Bray

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Powerscourt Gardens and House, Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, James Joyce Tower & Museum
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Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House
Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre ©
James Joyce Tower & Museum ©
James Joyce Tower & Museum

4
nights
Galway

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.
Attractions like Cliffs of Moher and Westport House make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Scattery Island (in Kilrush), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). And it doesn't end there: explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, contemplate the long history of Clew Bay Heritage Centre, get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Galway trip builder website .

You can drive from Bray to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Galway, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Westport, Cliffs of Moher, Scattery Island, Burren National Park, Corcomroe Abbey
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Westport House ©
Westport House
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud

5
nights
Dublin

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kilmainham Gaol and Temple Bar. Change things up with a short trip to Hunting Brook Gardens in Blessington (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, make a trip to Merrion Square, stroll around St Stephens Green, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hunting Brook Gardens
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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