25 days in Ireland Itinerary

25 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cork
— 3 nights
2
Dingle
— 6 nights
3
Limerick
— 4 nights
4
Galway
— 2 nights
5
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
6
Dublin
— 5 nights

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Idle Hour as well as Aquaventures. Do some cultural sightseeing at Blarney Castle & Gardens and James Fort. Discover out-of-the-way places like Charles Fort and St. Peter and Paul's Church. When in Cork, make a side trip to see Lismore Castle Gardens in Lismore, approximately Lismore away.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cork trip builder site.

Calgary, Canada to Cork is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Cork is 7 hours. Traveling from Calgary in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cork, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kinsale, Aquaventures, Lismore Castle Gardens
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
James Fort ©
James Fort

6
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Garinish Island. Take a break from the city and head to Inch Beach and The Kerry Way. Explore hidden gems such as Conor Pass and St. Mary's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Dingle side-trips: Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church (in Cahersiveen) and Rossbeigh Beach (in Glenbeigh). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, and head off the coast to Great Blasket Island.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dingle holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Cork to Dingle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. May in Dingle sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Limerick.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Killarney, Inch Beach, Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church, Garinish Island
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass
The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island ©

4
nights
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Burren National Park and Kilmacduagh Tower. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Askeaton Friary. Venture out of the city with trips to Fanore Beach (in Fanore), Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan) and Liscannor (Cliffs of Moher & Hag's Head).

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Limerick online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Limerick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Limerick, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Limerick

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Liscannor, Fanore Beach, Aillwee Cave, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Burren National Park
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Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Garavans Bar as well as Galway Tour Company. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Tyrone House, go sightseeing with Galway Tour Company, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Garavans Bar. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church and then get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Galway travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Limerick to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Galway

Tours Nightlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tyrone House
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Galway Tour Company ©
Galway Tour Company
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church ©
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church
Garavans Bar ©
Garavans Bar

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.
Get some historical perspective at Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Get some cultural insight at Jerpoint Abbey and Jerpoint Park. Venture out of the city with trips to The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy), Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, and take an in-depth tour of Rothe House and Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Galway to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kilkenny when traveling from Galway in June, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Curracloe Beach, St. Patrick's Well, Rock of Cashel
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Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dublin Literary Pub Crawl as well as Whelan's. Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glendalough Cathedral and Dublinia. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Trim Castle (in Trim), Brittas Bay (in Wicklow) and Portmarnock Beach (in Portmarnock). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, contemplate the long history of Powerscourt Gardens and House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Dublin online travel route 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, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Dublin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Trim Castle, Brittas Bay, Portmarnock Beach, Glendalough Cathedral, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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