32 days in Ireland Itinerary

32 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 5 nights
2
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
3
Cork
— 3 nights
4
Killarney
— 3 nights
5
Dingle
— 4 nights
6
Westport
— 4 nights
7
Galway
— 4 nights
8
Liscannor
— 1 night
9
Limerick
— 2 nights

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Temple Bar, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, walk around St Stephens Green, and browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin online trip itinerary builder.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Dublin is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect Dublin to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 14:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

4
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 out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Wexford (The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception, Athenaeum Museum, &more) and Curracloe Beach (in Enniscorthy). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, sample the tasty concoctions at Brewery Corner, get engrossed in the history at Ballyhack Castle, and see the interesting displays at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny day trip website.

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wexford, County Wexford, Curracloe Beach
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballyhack Castle ©
Ballyhack Castle

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cork side-trips: Kinsale (The Boathouse Gallery, Kinsale Crystal, &more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Lusitania Memorial, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cork travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Cork, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kinsale, Cobh
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Ballinspittle ©
Ballinspittle

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: Kenmare (Faungorth Activity Centre, Kenmare Soap Shop, &more) and Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park and admire the natural beauty at Muckross House.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Killarney holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Killarney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park

4
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: make a trip to Dingle Peninsula, cruise along Slea Head Drive, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get engrossed in the history at Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

County Kerry, Dingle Peninsula
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

4
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Westport: Moyne Abbey (in Killala), Ballina (The North Mayo Heritage Centre, Rosserk Friary, &more) and Silver Strand (in Louisburgh). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Minaun, admire the landmark architecture of Newport Railway Viaduct, get a taste of life in the country at Jacks Old Cottage, and pause for some photo ops at St Patrick's Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Westport road trip site.

You can drive from Dingle to Westport in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dingle in January; daily highs in Westport reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballina, Moyne Abbey, Ballinrobe Races, St Patrick's Church, Cross Beach Loop Walk
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary
The North Mayo Heritage Centre ©
The North Mayo Heritage Centre

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.
Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Carran Medieval Church (in Carran), Kilrush (Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre & The Museum of Irish Rural Life) and The Pollock Holes (in Kilkee). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corcomroe Abbey, don't miss a visit to Forthill Graveyard, and steep yourself in history at Galway Arts Centre.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Galway attractions planner.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Galway are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

County Clare, Kilrush, Carran Medieval Church, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, The Pollock Holes
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
The Burren ©
The Burren
Corcomroe Abbey ©
Corcomroe Abbey
Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre ©
Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre

1
night
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 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Music Makers of West Clare, enjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Point Beach, thenstroll through White Strand Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Liscannor online travel route planner.

Drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Liscannor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Miltown Malbay
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Spanish Point Beach ©
Spanish Point Beach
The Music Makers of West Clare ©
The Music Makers of West Clare

2
nights
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
On the 7th (Fri), make a trip to Shannon Heritage, thenstep into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and then get lost in a book at Sean Lemass Public Library.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Limerick online itinerary planner.

Drive from Liscannor to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bunratty, Sean Lemass Public Library
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Sean Lemass Public Library ©
Sean Lemass Public Library
Shannon Heritage ©
Shannon Heritage

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