2 days in County Donegal Itinerary

2 days in County Donegal Itinerary

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2 days in County Donegal Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Drive:  3​h
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Letterkenny
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Malin Head
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Dublin

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Letterkenny

Letterkenny ©
As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
On the 14th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Grianan Of Aileach, admire the masterpieces at Glebe House & Gallery The Derek Hill Collection, and then explore the historical opulence of Glenveagh Castle.

To find out how to plan a trip to Letterkenny, use our trip itinerary maker.

Dublin to Letterkenny is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Letterkenny can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Malin Head.

Things to do in Letterkenny

Historic Sites Museums

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Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Grianan Of Aileach ©
Grianan Of Aileach

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Malin Head

Malin Head ©
You've now added Malin Head to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Doagh Famine village, take in the exciting artwork at Ballagh Studio, then don't miss a visit to Malin Head, and finally stop by Wild Atlantic Gifts.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Malin Head trip planning tool .

Getting from Letterkenny to Malin Head by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Malin Head, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malin Head

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

County Donegal
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Malin Head ©
Malin Head
Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Ballagh Studio ©
Ballagh Studio