16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Aberdeen
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Ballina
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Aberdeen

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planning app.

Aberdeen, USA to Dublin is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Aberdeen in February: highs in Dublin hover around 46°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ballina.

Things to do in Dublin

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

1
night
Ballina

Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): trot along with a tour on horseback, hike along Tir Saile, admire the landmark architecture of Rosserk Friary, thensteep yourself in history at Moyne Abbey, and finally see the interesting displays at The North Mayo Heritage Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ballina trip planner.

Drive from Dublin to Ballina in 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Ballina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Moyne Abbey
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Horseback Riding Tours
Moyne Abbey ©
Moyne Abbey
The North Mayo Heritage Centre ©
The North Mayo Heritage Centre

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): hike along Lough Avalla Farm Looped Walk and then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let little ones run wild at Pots of Fun, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Cong Heritage Trail, and then stop by Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Galway day trip planner.

You can drive from Ballina to Galway in 1.5 hours. In February in Galway, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Lough Avalla Farm Looped Walk, The Cong Heritage Trail, Pots of Fun
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The Cong Heritage Trail ©
The Cong Heritage Trail
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Pots of Fun ©
Pots of Fun

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 23rd (Sun), get outside with Backwest Adventures, thentake in the exciting artwork at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., thengo for a walk through Beauty Of The Burren Walks, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher.

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Traveling by car from Galway to Liscannor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Backwest Adventures, Beauty Of The Burren Walks, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge.
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Backwest Adventures ©
Backwest Adventures
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge. ©

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Dun Chaoin Pier and then head outdoors with Slea Head Drive.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dingle road trip site.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Dingle are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dun Chaoin Pier, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dun Chaoin Pier ©
Dun Chaoin Pier

1
night
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, stop by Kinsale Crystal, brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Blacks Brewery, and finally stroll through Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kinsale visit website.

You can drive from Dingle to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Kinsale

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:
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Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance ©
Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Courtown Woods (in Gorey), Wexford (The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception & Ballinoulart Beach) and Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Seal Rescue Ireland, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and admire nature's extreme beauty at The Ice Cream Parlour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny online road trip planner.

You can drive from Kinsale to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Wexford, Ballyhack Castle, Seal Rescue Ireland, Courtown Woods, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Seal Rescue Ireland ©
Seal Rescue Ireland
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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