14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 4 nights
2
Inishmore
— 2 nights
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
4
Dingle
— 1 night
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
6
Cork
— 1 night
7
Kilkenny
— 1 night

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Glendalough Cathedral and 14 Henrietta Street. Venture out of the city with trips to Malahide Castle (in Malahide) and Bru na Boinne (in Donore). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and admire the striking features of St. Michan's Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip planning site.

Anchorage, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Anchorage to Dublin. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Malahide Castle, Bru na Boinne, Glendalough Cathedral
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral

2
nights
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 6th (Wed), stroll through The Wormhole, stop by Lia Arann, thenexplore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, and finally explore the ancient world of Teampall Chiarain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Dun Eochla, thenmake a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, thensteep yourself in history at Dun Aonghasa, and finally kick back and relax at Kilmurvey Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Inishmore travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Dublin to Inishmore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Inishmore, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta
Dun Eochla ©
Dun Eochla

1
night
Liscannor

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 8th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, get outside with Wild Kitchen, thenexplore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, thenstop by Moher Cottage, and finally hike along Hag's Head.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Liscannor driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Inishmore to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wild Kitchen, Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses
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Wild Kitchen ©
Wild Kitchen
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, take in the exciting artwork at The Carol Cronin Gallery, thenview the masterpieces at Fiadh Woven Design, thendon't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dingle trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dingle are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Dun Chaoin Pier, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Dun Chaoin Pier ©
Dun Chaoin Pier
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows ©
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, thenadmire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Kerry, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Killarney Falconry, appreciate the views at The Black Valley, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, thenview the masterpieces at Peter Cox Photography Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at The Gallery 21 Fine Art Photography.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Killarney are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
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Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

1
night
Cork

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre, thenget engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Cork driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums
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Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

1
night
Kilkenny

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John the Evangelist Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny journey maker website.

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites
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St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Black Abbey ©
Black Abbey
St. John the Evangelist Church ©
St. John the Evangelist Church

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