15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Dublin
— Few hours
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Bray
— Few hours
3
Vale of Glendalough
— 1 night
4
Waterford
— 1 night
5
Cork
— 2 nights
6
Killarney
— 1 night
7
Portmagee
— 1 night
8
Dingle
— Few hours
9
Miltown Malbay
— 2 nights
10
Galway
— 2 nights
11
Westport
— 2 nights
12
Dublin
— 2 nights

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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.
For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin visit planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Dublin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Dublin. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: high temperatures in Dublin hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to Bray.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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Bray

Bray
Though its glory days may have passed, the busy seaside resort of Bray offers plenty to enjoy.
For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Bray tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dublin to Bray in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Bray sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Vale of Glendalough.

Things to do in Bray

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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Vale of Glendalough

Vale of Glendalough
If you're seeking a view of Ireland's sweeping scenery, visit the rugged and romantic Vale of Glendalough, a glacial valley known for its medieval monastic settlement.
You've now added Wicklow Mountains National Park to your itinerary.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vale of Glendalough route builder site.

Drive from Bray to Vale of Glendalough in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Waterford.

Things to do in Vale of Glendalough

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Waterford

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Waterford trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vale of Glendalough to Waterford takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Waterford can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cork.

Things to do in Waterford

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Curraghmore House
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Curraghmore House ©
Curraghmore House

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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 10th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol and then explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, steep yourself in history at Camden Fort Meagher, thencontemplate the long history of Charles Fort, thencontemplate the long history of James Fort, and finally get engrossed in the history at Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cork fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Waterford to Cork in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 12th (Fri), you're off to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kinsale
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Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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Killarney

Killarney
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Killarney road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to Portmagee.

Things to do in Killarney

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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Portmagee

Portmagee ©
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church, and then contemplate the long history of Leacanabuaile Fort.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portmagee holiday planner.

Drive from Killarney to Portmagee in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Portmagee can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Portmagee

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cahersiveen, The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre
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Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church ©
Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church
The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre ©
The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dingle trip planner.

Drive from Portmagee to Dingle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Miltown Malbay.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites
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St.James Church ©
St.James Church

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Miltown Malbay

Miltown Malbay ©
Milltown Malbay is a town in the west of County Clare, Ireland, near Spanish Point.NameThere is a townland on the southern edge of the town called Poulawillin or Pollawillin. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Aillwee Cave, thenidentify plant and animal life at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Miltown Malbay trip planner.

Getting from Dingle to Miltown Malbay by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Miltown Malbay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Miltown Malbay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Cliffs of Moher, Lahinch Beach
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Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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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.
Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Eyre Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Galway day trip tool.

You can drive from Miltown Malbay to Galway in 1.5 hours. July in Galway sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oughterard
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle
Glengowla Mines ©
Glengowla Mines

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Croagh Patrick.

Before you visit Westport, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Galway to Westport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Westport sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Croagh Patrick
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Croagh Patrick ©
Croagh Patrick

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Dublin

Dublin ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guinness Storehouse as well as Trinity College Dublin. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Portmarnock Beach, and then take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Spire, thenexamine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and then take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin vacation builder.

You can drive from Westport to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Portmarnock Beach
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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