14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Doolin
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Ennis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Galway
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Vancouver

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Books Upstairs as well as Mulligan's. Get a sense of the local culture at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin and Irish Military War Museum & Family Park. Get outdoors at Dublin Mountains and Sugarloaf Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: The Mill at Avoca Village (in Avoca), Donaghmore Round Tower (in Navan) and Loughcrew Cairns (in Oldcastle). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Portmarnock Beach, admire the masterpieces at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, get to know the fascinating history of Great South Wall, and admire the striking features of Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dublin planning website.

Vancouver, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Dublin is 8 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dublin, with lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Irish Military War Museum & Family Park, Fore Abbey, Portmarnock Beach, The Mill at Avoca Village, Donaghmore Round Tower
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Dublin Mountains ©
Dublin Mountains
Loughcrew Cairns ©
Loughcrew Cairns
The Mill at Avoca Village ©
The Mill at Avoca Village

3
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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 17th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Mayfield Birds of Prey, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, browse for treasures at Kilkenny Architectural Salvage & Antiques, get to know the fascinating history of Butter Slip, thentake a stroll around The Tholsel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John the Evangelist Church. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Ormond Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, admire the masterpieces at The Kilkenny Art Gallery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kilfane Church, and finally hike along The Barrow Way.

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Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Doolin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mayfield Birds of Prey, Ormond Castle
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Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Ormond Castle ©
Ormond Castle
Jerpoint Park ©
Jerpoint Park

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Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): hike along Hag's Head, take a leisurely stroll along Doolin Pier, thenadmire the natural beauty at Doolin Garden and Nursery, and finally stop by The Doolin Chocolate Shop. On your second day here, tee off at Doolin Pitch & Putt, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Spanish Point Beach, thenexplore the activities along Doughmore Bay, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Doolin online travel planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Doolin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Doolin are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ennis.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Doughmore Bay, Caher Valley Loop, Hag's Head, Spanish Point Beach
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Spanish Point Beach ©
Spanish Point Beach
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head
Doolin Pitch & Putt ©
Doolin Pitch & Putt

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Ennis

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stop by The Woollen Market, get into the urban bustle at Glor Irish Music Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Thomas Fitzgerald Center. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Woodstock Golf Club, enjoy some diversion at TULLASSA RANGE, delve into the distant past at Killone Abbey, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Clare Abbey, and finally appreciate the history behind Daniel O'Connell Monument.

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You can drive from Doolin to Ennis in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Ennis

Historic Sites Shopping Golf

Side Trip

Thomas Fitzgerald Center
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Killone Abbey ©
Killone Abbey
Clare Abbey ©
Clare Abbey
Thomas Fitzgerald Center ©
Thomas Fitzgerald Center

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Abbey of Cong. On your second day here, appreciate the views at Doo Lough Valley, thenpaddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Augustine's Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Monk's Fishing House.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Galway trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ennis to Galway in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cong, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
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Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong

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