16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Geneva
Fly:  7 h
1
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kinsale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Ballina
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Geneva

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, thencontemplate the long history of Tintern Abbey, thenstep into the grandiose world of Ballyhack Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Dominican Priory.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online trip itinerary maker.

Geneva, Switzerland to Kilkenny is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Geneva to Kilkenny, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Ballyhack Castle, St. Saviour's Dominican Priory, Tintern Abbey
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballyhack Castle ©
Ballyhack Castle

2
nights
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.
On the 30th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ballinspittle, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, thencontemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Blacks Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, admire the natural beauty at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery Kinsale, thenview the masterpieces at The Boathouse Gallery, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Kinsale Mead Co.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kinsale online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Kinsale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:
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Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

1
night
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 1st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience.

Plan my Killarney trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Kinsale to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:
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Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, head outdoors with Slea Head Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Dingle Way.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dingle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dingle Peninsula
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
The Dingle Way ©
The Dingle Way

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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get outside with Wild Kitchen, thenadmire the natural beauty at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., thentake in the pleasant sights at Beauty Of The Burren Walks, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip tool.

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Liscannor are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Ballina.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Beauty Of The Burren Walks, Wild Kitchen
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:
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Wild Kitchen ©
Wild Kitchen
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge. ©

2
nights
Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Rosserk Friary, see the interesting displays at The North Mayo Heritage Centre, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, and finally ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Tir Saile, thentake a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then trek along Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails.

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

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Ballina takes 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Ballina can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Ballina

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Westport, Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
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Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary

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: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dublin vacation maker website.

You can drive from Ballina to Dublin in 3.5 hours. In April in Dublin, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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