34 days in Ireland Itinerary

34 days in Ireland Itinerary

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34 days in Ireland Itinerary

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
bus:  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
bus:  45​min
9
Cork
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
10
Cobh
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Waterford
— 2 nights
bus:  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 list of things to see and do now includes Fallon & Byrne, War Memorial Gardens, The International Bar, and other attractions. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin travel route builder site .

Brussels, Belgium to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to 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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Galway Cathedral, then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, then make a trip to Quay Street, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at O'Connor's Famous Pub.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ennis.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive 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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burren National Park and then explore the striking landscape at The Burren. On your second day here, look for gifts at The Woollen Market, then catch some excitement at Castlefergus Equestrian, and then step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ennis trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Galway to Ennis in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Liscannor.

Things to do in Ennis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Burren National Park, The Burren
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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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Carran Medieval Church, Head underground at Aillwee Cave, then contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, and finally make a trip to Cliffs of Moher.

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Liscannor is just a short distance from Ennis. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 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 Beaches Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Valentia Island

Valentia Island ©
Valentia Island is one of Ireland's most westerly points. Explore Valentia Island's surroundings by going to Kells Bay House & Gardens (in Cahersiveen), Dingle (Dun An Oir & Riasc) and Kerry Bog Village Museum (in Glenbeigh). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Valentia Heritage Centre, stop by Quinlans Fish Shop, appreciate the history behind Mick O'Dwyer Statue, and don't miss a visit to Knightstown Town Clock.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Valentia Island trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Liscannor to Valentia Island. In February, daily temperatures in Valentia Island can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glengarriff.

Things to do in Valentia Island

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cahersiveen, Dingle, McCarthy Mor Tower House - Ballinskellig Castle, Kerry Bog Village Museum, Mick O'Dwyer Statue
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:
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Riasc ©
Riasc
Valentia Heritage Centre ©
Valentia Heritage Centre
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs ©
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs

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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the exciting artwork at Norman McCloskey Photography, then explore the galleries of 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): stop by The Weavers Shop, delve into the distant past at Uragh Stone Circle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beara Way, then take in the dramatic natural features at Healy Pass, and finally make a trip to Derreenataggart Stone Circle.

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Drive from Valentia Island to Glengarriff in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bantry.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kenmare, Healy Pass, Uragh Stone Circle, Derreenataggart Stone Circle
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Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Norman McCloskey Photography ©
Norman McCloskey Photography
The Purcell Gallery ©
The Purcell Gallery

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Three Castle Head (in Dunlough), Owenahincha Beach (in Rosscarbery) and Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barleycove Beach, look for gifts at West Cork Crafts, see the interesting displays at Dun na sead castle / Baltimore Castle, and take in the pleasant sights at Beicin Loop.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bantry trip itinerary builder app .

Bantry is very close to Glengarriff. In February, daily temperatures in Bantry can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Bantry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Skibbereen, Schull, Baltimore, Owenahincha Beach, Three Castle Head
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 21:
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Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
St. Finbarr's Catholic Church ©
St. Finbarr's Catholic Church
Fastnet Lighthouse ©
Fastnet Lighthouse

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clonakilty (Michael Collins Centre, West Cork Model Railway Village, & more) and Bandon (Church of St. Patrick & West Cork Heritage Centre). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, play a few rounds at Old Head Golf Links, steep yourself in history at James Fort, and learn about all things military at Irish Veterans Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kinsale vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

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 your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus 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
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Blacks Brewery ©
Blacks Brewery

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), take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, then step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. On your second day here, admire the striking features of St Fin Barre's Cathedral and then browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

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You can take a bus from Kinsale to Cork in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Cork, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cobh.

Things to do in Cork

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Lusitania Memorial, then sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, and then get to know the resident critters at Fota Wildlife Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cobh online holiday planner .

Cobh is just a short distance from Cork. In February, daytime highs in Cobh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Waterford.

Things to do in Cobh

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Fota Wildlife Park, Jameson Distillery Midleton
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh
Lusitania Memorial ©
Lusitania Memorial
St Colman’s Cathedral ©
St Colman’s Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Waterford Greenway, get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower, then examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, and finally step aboard Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Bishop's Palace, step into the grandiose world of Ballyhack Castle, then walk around Irish National Heritage Park, and finally admire the striking features of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Waterford trip planner .

Getting from Cobh to Waterford by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus 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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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, then stroll around Kilkenny Castle, and finally have fun at South East Ireland. On the next day, browse for treasures at Kilkenny Architectural Salvage & Antiques, then walk around Castlecomer Discovery Park, and then steep yourself in history at Rock of Cashel.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by bus from Waterford to Kilkenny takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Wicklow.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park

2
nights
Wicklow

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. On the 3rd (Tue), stroll the grounds of The German Military Cemetery and then stroll through Cliff Walk Car Park Bray. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Truly Scrumptious, take in nature's colorful creations at Powerscourt Gardens and House, take in the dramatic scenery at Powerscourt Waterfall, then admire the engineering at Vartry Reservoir, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Wicklow Mountains National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Wicklow trip planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Wicklow by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wicklow

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Enniskerry, Vartry Reservoir, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Cliff Walk Car Park Bray
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:
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Cliff Walk Car Park Bray ©
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray
Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park

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