14 days in Ireland & Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland & Scotland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland & Scotland Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
1
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
3
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
4
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada


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2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Mary's Cathedral and Moll's Gap. And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, and don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Killarney online attractions planner .

Toronto, Canada to Killarney is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Killarney due to the time zone difference. In September, Killarney is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ring of Kerry
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Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Moll's Gap ©
Moll's Gap

2
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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 19th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Galway City Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Galway Cathedral, and then head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): stroll through Eyre Square, explore the activities along Galway Bay, then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, then don't miss a visit to Quay Street, and finally don't miss a visit to Galway's Latin Quarter.

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You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Galway's Latin Quarter ©
Galway's Latin Quarter
Galway Bay ©
Galway Bay

1
day
Kirkwall, United Kingdom

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. On the 21st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Saint Magnus Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Bishop & Earls Palace, then explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, and finally explore the ancient world of Skara Brae.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kirkwall trip app .

Explore your travel options from Galway to Kirkwall with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Kirkwall can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stromness
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Bishop & Earls Palace ©
Bishop & Earls Palace

2
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get advice or help at Culloden Battlefield, and then contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein, look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, and then delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip site .

You can fly from Kirkwall to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Loch an Eilein, Clava Cairns, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield
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River Ness ©
River Ness
Loch an Eilein ©
Loch an Eilein
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns

2
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll the grounds of St. Columba's Isle, explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Fairy Glen, take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point, and then experience rural life at The Oyster Shed.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Fairy Glen ©
Fairy Glen
The Oyster Shed ©
The Oyster Shed

3
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glencoe and Steall Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Oban (McCaig's Tower & Oban Distillery) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at West Highland Museum and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Oban, Glen Coe, Eilean Donan Castle, Glenfinnan Viaduct
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Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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