16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
Fly + Bus:  10 h 30 min
1
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Westport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 30 min
End: Ljubljana

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Take a break from the city and head to Killarney National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gap of Dunloe and Kerry Cliffs. Step out of Killarney to go to Lispole and see Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, make a trip to Ladies' View, and contemplate the long history of Muckross Abbey.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Killarney tour itinerary planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Killarney is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana to Killarney, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, you will find days in Killarney are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kenmare, Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Ring of Kerry, Kerry Cliffs
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Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): hike along Hag's Head, explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, then steep yourself in history at Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): head off the coast to Scattery Island, go for a walk through Beauty Of The Burren Walks, and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Liscannor driving holiday planning tool.

Drive from Killarney to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Liscannor are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Doolin, Scattery Island, Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb
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Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Wild Atlantic Way and Burren National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Quay Street and Galway Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: The Woollen Market (in Ennis), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and King John's Castle (in Limerick). There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade and experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Galway vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ennis, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Burren National Park, King John's Castle
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

3
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Get in touch with nature at Atlantic Drive on Achill Island and Mulranny Strand. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Great Western Greenway and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Take a break from Westport with a short trip to Sky Rd in Clifden, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Drummindoo Stud, see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick’s Catholic Church.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Westport travel route planning site.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Westport are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mulranny Strand, Michael Davitt Museum, St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sky Rd, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud

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 Guinness Storehouse, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin itinerary planner.

You can drive from Westport to Dublin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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