31 days in Ireland Itinerary

31 days in Ireland Itinerary

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31 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Westport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dingle
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Killarney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Cork
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Kilkenny
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Famine Sculptures and James Joyce Bust. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, take a stroll through Temple Bar, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Dublin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

3
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Atlantic Drive on Achill Island and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Westport: The Lost Valley (in Silver Strand), Mulranny Saltmarsh (in Mulranny) and Clifden (Clifden Bookshop & Sky Rd). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, admire the landmark architecture of Newport Railway Viaduct, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ballintubber Abbey.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Westport travel route planner .

Drive from Dublin to Westport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Clifden, Newport Railway Viaduct, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Ballintubber Abbey, The Lost Valley
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The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Burren Birds of Prey Centre and Doolin Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), The Lawrence Collection (in Bunratty) and King John's Castle (in Limerick). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Galway Cathedral, make a trip to Quay Street, and walk around Eyre Square.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Galway driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Doolin Cave, King John's Castle, Burren Birds of Prey Centre, Corcomroe Abbey, The Lawrence Collection
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:
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Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

5
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Great Blasket Island. There's still lots to do: get outside with Slea Head Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary, and take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dingle trip planning app .

Getting from Galway to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary, Inch Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass

5
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ladies' View and Garinish Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm (in Kenmare) and Glengarriff Nature Reserve (in Glengarriff). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, stop by Kenmare Lace and Design Centre, cruise along Ring of Kerry, and explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney road trip planning app .

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Killarney are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Glengarriff, Ring of Kerry, Kerry Cliffs
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:
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Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
Garinish Island ©
Garinish Island

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Spike Island and Cork City Gaol. Venture out of the city with trips to Kinsale (Irish Veterans Museum & Charles Fort). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cork day trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kinsale, Jameson Distillery Midleton, Fota Wildlife Park, Titanic Experience Cobh
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:
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Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Spike Island ©
Spike Island
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Castlecomer Discovery Park and Smithwick's Experience. Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Waterford (St. Saviour's Dominican Priory, BEBHINN, & more), Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea) and Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas). There's much more to do: take a tour of Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Rescue Ireland, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilkenny Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny planner .

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waterford, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Hook Lighthouse, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve ©
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

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