24 days in Ireland Itinerary

24 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Galway
— 1 night
2
Westport
— 2 nights
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
4
Killarney
— 2 nights
5
Cork
— 2 nights
6
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
7
Dublin
— 2 nights
8
Gweedore
— 2 nights
9
Inishmore
— 3 nights
10
Achill Island
— 3 nights

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum and then stroll around Burren National Park. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Aughnanure Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, thenget to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, and finally stroll around Coole Park Nature Reserve.

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Tulsa, USA to Galway is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tulsa to Galway due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Tulsa in May: highs in Galway hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Coole Park Nature Reserve, Aughnanure Castle, Burren National Park
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Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church ©
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, pause for some serene contemplation at Newport Church, and then admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ballintubber Abbey, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Gothic Chapel, and then contemplate the long history of The Lost Valley.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Westport trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Westport are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kylemore, Newport Church, Ballintubber Abbey, The Lost Valley
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley

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Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, thendelve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory, thenget up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): head outdoors with Slea Head Drive.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle day trip tool.

You can drive from Westport to Dingle in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dingle are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trip

Dingle Peninsula
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

2
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Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 27th (Wed), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

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Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Killarney, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Climbing Tours
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

2
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Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of St Fin Barre's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Cobh Heritage Centre, thenget engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, and finally explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cork trip app.

Getting from Killarney to Cork by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Cork, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cobh, Charles Fort, Fota Wildlife Park
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Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hall of the Vicars Choral, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and finally examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip planner.

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Hall of the Vicars Choral
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St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Black Abbey ©
Black Abbey

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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.
Bru na Boinne has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne and then explore the striking landscape of Wicklow Mountains National Park. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Famine Sculptures.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin journey planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kilkenny in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Dublin, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gweedore.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
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Gweedore

Gweedore ©
Gweedore is an Irish-speaking parish located on the Atlantic coast of County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gweedore online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Gweedore takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Dublin in June since evenings lows in Gweedore dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Gweedore

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cruit Island Golf Club, Glenveagh National Park
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Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Cruit Island Golf Club ©
Cruit Island Golf Club

3
nights
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): hike along The Wormhole, explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, and then look for gifts at Aran Sweater Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, thenexplore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, thenmake a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, and finally delve into the distant past at Dun Eochla.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gweedore to Inishmore. June in Inishmore sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches) ©
Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches)
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta

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Achill Island

Achill Island
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): trek along Woodland Faerie Trail. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Sli Grainne Mhaol, thentake an in-depth tour of Achill Heritage Centre, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Keem Bay.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Achill Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Inishmore to Achill Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Achill Island sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Woodland Faerie Trail ©
Woodland Faerie Trail
Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones ©
Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones

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