14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth
Fly:  24 h
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Sligo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Ventry
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Perth

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. The adventure continues: visit Temple Bar, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, shop like a local with Grafton Street, and walk around Phoenix Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin online route planner.

Perth, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Dublin, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Perth in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Dublin

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

1
night
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Lissadell House, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Knocknarea, and then kick back and relax at Strandhill Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sligo road trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Sligo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sligo can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Knocknarea ©
Knocknarea
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach
Lissadell House ©
Lissadell House

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): visit Galway's West End, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches, and then sample the tasty concoctions at The Olde Brewery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Sligo to Galway in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Ventry.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
The Olde Brewery ©
The Olde Brewery

2
nights
Ventry

Ventry ©
Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntrá, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Skellig Michael and Gallarus Oratory. Step out of Ventry to go to Inch and see Inch Beach, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, head outdoors with Dingle Peninsula, and identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ventry driving holiday tool.

Drive from Galway to Ventry in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ventry can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Ventry

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

County Kerry, Dingle, Inch Beach, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Kilkenny Castle and Hook Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe), Loftus Hall (in Hook Head) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ventry to Kilkenny takes 4 hours. In September in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hook Lighthouse, Curracloe Beach, Loftus Hall, Rock of Cashel
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Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach

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