16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 3 nights
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
4
Westport
— 2 nights
5
Liscannor
— 3 nights

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

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip maker tool.

Philadelphia, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Dublin is 5 hours. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Waterford (King of the Vikings & Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum), The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, stroll around Irish National Heritage Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny day trip website.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kilkenny, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Waterford, Enniscorthy, Irish National Heritage Park, Tintern Abbey
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

3
nights
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Kenmare (Blackwater Woodturners & St. Patrick's Church) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dingle). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and head outdoors with Dingle Peninsula.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Dingle Peninsula
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, thenstroll through Drummindoo Stud, and finally contemplate the long history of Jacks Old Cottage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, identify plant and animal life at The Lost Valley, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Westport trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Westport takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Westport, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

The Lost Valley, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Jacks Old Cottage
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The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud

3
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Liscannor: Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave & Burren Birds of Prey Centre), Scattery Island (in Kilrush) and Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, trek along Clare Coastal Walk Project, admire the natural beauty at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., and take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip itinerary app.

Drive from Westport to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Liscannor are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, The Burren, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Scattery Island, Clare Coastal Walk Project
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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