22 days in Ireland Itinerary

22 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Westport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Liscannor
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Ferry:  11 h 45 min
End: Toronto

4
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 Kilmainham Gaol Museum, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dublin travel itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Dublin is 5 hours. In May, Dublin is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
nights
Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Tintern Abbey (in Wexford), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and King of the Vikings (in Waterford). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, and examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online trip itinerary builder.

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Tintern Abbey, Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, King of the Vikings
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Killarney: Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Beara Way (in Glengarriff) and Ring of Beara (in Kenmare). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and admire the natural beauty at Muckross House.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney tour planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. May in Killarney sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Beara Way
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, and make a trip to Fahan BeeHive Huts.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle tour planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Dingle, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

County Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

3
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Explore Westport's surroundings by going to Keem Bay (in Dooagh), Belleek Castle Museum (in Ballina) and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore). There's still lots to do: ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, cruise along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aughagower Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Drummindoo Stud.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Westport route app.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Westport takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Belleek Castle Museum, Michael Davitt Museum, Keem Bay, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, stroll through Eyre Square, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and trek along The Wormhole.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Galway day trip app.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Castlefergus Equestrian, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Wormhole, Burren National Park, Corcomroe Abbey
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

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 8th (Mon): make a trip to Kilkee Cliff Walk, step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, then stroll through Hag's Head, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, then Head underground at Aillwee Cave, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Liscannor holiday planner.

Drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Scattery Island, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Kilkee Cliff Walk
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre

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