15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  2​h
1
Dublin
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Bray
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Vale of Glendalough
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Waterford
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Portmagee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Dingle
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Miltown Malbay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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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.
Make your Dublin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Amsterdam, Holland to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Dublin. In July, Dublin is slightly colder than Amsterdam - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. You will leave for Bray on the 8th (Mon).

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.
To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bray visit planner.

Bray is very close to Dublin. In July in Bray, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you're off toVale 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wicklow Mountains National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vale of Glendalough journey builder website .

You can drive from Bray to Vale of Glendalough in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Waterford.

Things to do in Vale of Glendalough

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park

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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 see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Waterford online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Vale of Glendalough to Waterford takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. July in Waterford sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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.
On the 11th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Cork City Gaol and then get to know the fascinating history of Blarney Castle & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, steep yourself in history at Camden Fort Meagher, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, then steep yourself in history at James Fort, and finally take an in-depth tour of Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cork road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Waterford to Cork in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kinsale
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Muckross Abbey and then stroll through Muckross House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Killarney trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Killarney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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Portmagee

Portmagee ©
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church, and then steep yourself in history at Leacanabuaile Fort.

Plan my day in Portmagee using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Portmagee takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Portmagee are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Portmagee

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

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 ©

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dingle attractions planner.

Drive from Portmagee to Dingle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dingle are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for 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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lahinch Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Miltown Malbay trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Miltown Malbay takes 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Miltown Malbay are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Galway.

Things to do in Miltown Malbay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Lahinch Beach, Cliffs of Moher
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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.
On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and finally make a trip to Eyre Square.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Galway sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by car from Miltown Malbay to Galway takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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

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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 20th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Croagh Patrick.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Westport trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Westport sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car 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 21st (Sun): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, then kick back and relax at Portmarnock Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin. On your second day here, make a trip to Dublin Spire, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, and then make a trip to Temple Bar.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dublin route planner.

You can drive from Westport to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to 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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