34 days in Ireland Itinerary

34 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Ennis
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h
5
Valentia Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Glengarriff
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Bantry
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Kinsale
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
10
Cobh
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Waterford
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
12
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
13
Wicklow
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Brussels

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fallon & Byrne, War Memorial Gardens, The International Bar, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Temple Bar, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Dublin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

1
night
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 O'Connor's Famous Pub as well as Galway Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the striking features of Galway Cathedral, thenget outside with Wild Atlantic Way, thenmake a trip to Quay Street, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at O'Connor's Famous Pub.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Ennis.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
O'Connor's Famous Pub ©
O'Connor's Famous Pub
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

2
nights
Ennis

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. On the 7th (Fri), stroll around Burren National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): stop by The Woollen Market, thenexperience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, and then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ennis trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Galway to Ennis in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February in Ennis, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Ennis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Burren, Burren National Park
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The Burren ©
The Burren
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. On the 9th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Carran Medieval Church, Head underground at Aillwee Cave, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, thenstroll through Lahinch Beach, and finally get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor planning tool.

Drive from Ennis to Liscannor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Valentia Island.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Lahinch Beach, Aillwee Cave, The Pollock Holes, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Carran Medieval Church
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

3
nights
Valentia Island

Valentia Island ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Valentia Island: Kerry Bog Village Museum (in Glenbeigh), Mick O'Dwyer Statue (in Waterville) and Dingle (Dun An Oir & Riasc).

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Valentia Island day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Liscannor to Valentia Island. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Glengarriff.

Things to do in Valentia Island

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cahersiveen, Dingle, Kerry Bog Village Museum, Mick O'Dwyer Statue, McCarthy Mor Tower House - Ballinskellig Castle
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Riasc ©
Riasc
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs ©
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs
Valentia Heritage Centre ©
Valentia Heritage Centre

2
nights
Glengarriff

Glengarriff ©
Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Norman McCloskey Photography, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Purcell Gallery, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Glengariff Woods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): look for gifts at The Weavers Shop, explore the ancient world of Uragh Stone Circle, trek along Beara Way, thenexplore the striking landscape at Healy Pass, and finally make a trip to Derreenataggart Stone Circle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Glengarriff road trip site.

Drive from Valentia Island to Glengarriff in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Glengarriff can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bantry.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kenmare, Uragh Stone Circle, Derreenataggart Stone Circle, Healy Pass
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Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Garinish Island ©
Garinish Island
The Weavers Shop ©
The Weavers Shop

5
nights
Bantry

Bantry ©
Bantry is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West County Cork, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bantry: Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra), Owenahincha Beach (in Rosscarbery) and Three Castle Head (in Dunlough). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Barleycove Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Beicin Loop, stop by West Cork Crafts, and visit a coastal fixture at Fastnet Lighthouse.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bantry driving holiday planner.

Bantry is very close to Glengarriff. February in Bantry sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Bantry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Skibbereen, Schull, Baltimore, Sam Maguire Visitor Experience, Gougane Barra National Forest Park
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Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach
St. Finbarr's Catholic Church ©
St. Finbarr's Catholic Church

2
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Explore Kinsale's surroundings by going to Clonakilty (Michael Collins Centre, West Cork Model Railway Village, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Patrick, take an in-depth tour of West Cork Heritage Centre, and look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kinsale itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bantry to Kinsale takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clonakilty, Bandon
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Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

2
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.
On the 24th (Mon), gain insight at University College Cork (UCC), thenget engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, thenexplore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Fin Barre's Cathedral and then browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Cork vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Cork takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cobh.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
University College Cork (UCC) ©
University College Cork (UCC)
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

3
nights
Cobh

Cobh ©
Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
On the 25th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Lusitania Memorial, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, and then get to know the resident critters at Fota Wildlife Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cobh trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Cork to Cobh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Cobh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Waterford.

Things to do in Cobh

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Jameson Distillery Midleton, Fota Wildlife Park
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Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh
Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Jameson Distillery Midleton ©
Jameson Distillery Midleton

2
nights
Waterford

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
On the 28th (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Waterford Greenway, take a stroll around Reginald's Tower, thensee the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, and finally take a tour of Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Bishop's Palace, thenexplore the historical opulence of Ballyhack Castle, thenstroll around Irish National Heritage Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Waterford travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Cobh to Waterford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Waterford sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Waterford

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Wexford, The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:
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Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience ©
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Ballyhack Castle ©
Ballyhack Castle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, thensample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and finally stroll through Kilkenny Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: browse for treasures at Kilkenny Architectural Salvage & Antiques, thenwalk around Castlecomer Discovery Park, and then don't miss a visit to Rock of Cashel.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip tool.

Traveling by car from Waterford to Kilkenny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You will leave for Wicklow on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

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Wicklow

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at The German Military Cemetery and then trek along Cliff Walk Car Park Bray. On the next day, stop by Truly Scrumptious, contemplate the long history of Powerscourt Gardens and House, take in the dramatic scenery at Powerscourt Waterfall, thenadmire the engineering at Vartry Reservoir, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Wicklow Mountains National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Wicklow trip planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Wicklow in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. March in Wicklow sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wicklow

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Enniskerry, Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, Vartry Reservoir, Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Cliff Walk Car Park Bray ©
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray
Powerscourt Waterfall
Powerscourt Waterfall
Truly Scrumptious ©
Truly Scrumptious

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