16 days in Thurles & Kilkee Itinerary

16 days in Thurles & Kilkee Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Drive:  2 h 30 min
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
End: Dublin


Thurles ©
Thurles is a town in County Tipperary, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Thurles side-trips: Aistear InisCealtra (in Mountshannon), Coumshingaun Lough (in Waterford) and Swiss Cottage (in Cahir). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Rock of Cashel, admire the sheer force of Mahon Falls (a.k.a. Eas na Machan), tee off at Abbey Par 3 Golf, and see the interesting displays at St Mary's Famine History Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Thurles trip maker website.

Dublin to Thurles is an approximately 2- hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kilkee.

Things to do in Thurles

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cashel, Tipperary, Killaloe, Templemore, Portumna
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Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
The Irish Workhouse Centre ©
The Irish Workhouse Centre
Horseback Riding Tours


Kilkee ©
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkee: Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan), Liscannor (Hag's Head & Cliffs of Moher) and Doolin Cave (in Doolin). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, explore the striking landscape at The Burren, explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilkee Blue Flag Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkee road trip planning site.

Drive from Thurles to Kilkee in 2.5 hours. In August in Kilkee, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkee

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dingle, County Clare, Kilrush, Corofin, Liscannor
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Bridges of Ross ©
Bridges of Ross