16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Fly to Dublin, Bus to Belfast
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom

A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, steep yourself in history at Falls Road, contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, then examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, and finally take a stroll through Cathedral Quarter.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Belfast trip planning app.

Orlando, USA to Belfast is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Orlando to Belfast, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Orlando in March: highs in Belfast hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:

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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get some historical perspective at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Let the collections at Dublin Writers Museum and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, fly down the slopes at Ski Club of Ireland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip site.

Traveling by car from Belfast to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Dublin sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:

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Galway, Ireland

City of the Tribes

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cliffs of Moher and Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge. (in Lisdoonvarna), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Backwest Adventures (in Ballyvaughan). Spend the 31st (Sun) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Killary Sheep Farm.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Galway trip maker site.

Drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in March, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:

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Killarney, Ireland

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get in touch with nature at Killarney National Park and Castlegregory Golf Links. Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Castlegregory (Glenteenassig Forest Park, Glanteenassig Wood, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass and relax in the rural setting at Kennedy's Pet Farm.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Galway to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March in Killarney, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
National Gallery and The British Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the London online tour planner.

You can fly from Killarney to London in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in London are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then make a trip to Scottish National War Memorial, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, and finally steep yourself in history at Advocate's Close.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.