19 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 day
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Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
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Doolin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Derry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

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.
You've now added Grogan's Castle Lounge to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, then admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then walk around Phoenix Park, then walk around St Stephens Green, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Grogan's Castle Lounge.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ottawa in August, with highs in Dublin at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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.
You've now added Kilkenny Castle to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Jerpoint Park ©
Jerpoint Park

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Doolin.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature · Parks
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

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Doolin, Ireland

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): hike along Clare Coastal Walk Project and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

Plan trip to Doolin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Doolin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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Galway, Ireland

Galway ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way and then trek along with Hillwalk Tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Galway trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Doolin to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Galway, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Derry.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Parks
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Hillwalk Tours ©
Hillwalk Tours
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

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Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©

Maiden City

Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Free Derry Corner, then get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, then admire the striking features of Guildhall, and finally make a trip to Walled city Londonderry.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Derry trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Derry takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Derry sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Derry

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City Walls ©
City Walls
Guildhall ©
Guildhall
Walled city Londonderry ©
Walled city Londonderry

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens, then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Buildings, then explore the world behind art at Ulster Folk Museum, and finally take a stroll through Cathedral Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at St. George's Market, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally ponder the world of politics at City Hall.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Belfast itinerary planning app.

Drive from Derry to Belfast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Belfast

Side Trip

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Parliament Buildings ©
Parliament Buildings
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
City Hall ©
City Hall

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
You've now added Blackfriars to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then stroll around Kelvingrove Park, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Blackfriars. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre and then examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Glasgow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Nightlife · Childrens Museums · Parks
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Edinburgh Pub Crawl, Calton Hill and Edinburgh Castle. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Royal Mile, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online day trip planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Grogan's Castle Lounge. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stroll around Phoenix Park, stroll around St Stephens Green, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Grogan's Castle Lounge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Michan's Church.

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Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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