22 days in Ireland Itinerary

22 days in Ireland Itinerary

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22 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
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 historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin tour itinerary builder app .

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin. Traveling from Toronto in May, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: Ferns Castle (in Ferns), King of the Vikings VR (in Waterford) and Tintern Abbey (in Wexford). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny online visit planner .

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in May, Kilkenny is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ring of Beara (in Kenmare), Beara Way (in Glengarriff) and Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Killarney road trip site .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Killarney sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough 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, wildlife, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Slea Head Drive, stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, and identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dingle itinerary planning website .

Drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
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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 Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore), Belleek Castle Museum (in Ballina) and Keem Bay (in Achill Island). There's lots more to do: ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and pause for some serene contemplation at Aughagower Church.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Westport tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Westport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Westport, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Belleek Castle, Michael Davitt Museum, Keem Bay, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:
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Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud

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.
Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Burren National Park (in Corofin). There's much more to do: get outside with Wild Atlantic Way, stroll through Eyre Square, trek along The Wormhole, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Galway trip planner .

Getting from Westport to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Galway are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Corcomroe Abbey, Burren National Park, Castlefergus Equestrian, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Wormhole
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
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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): go for a walk through Kilkee Cliff Walk, step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, then hike along Hag's Head, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, and then identify plant and animal life at Burren Birds of Prey Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor travel route planning site .

You can 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Scattery Island
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
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Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk

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