52 days in Ireland Itinerary

52 days in Ireland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

52 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Sligo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Westport
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Galway
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Liscannor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Limerick
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Kilkenny
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Killarney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Dingle
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Kinsale
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Vienna

6
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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around Phoenix Park, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin online itinerary planner .

Vienna, Austria to Dublin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October in Dublin, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

4
nights
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Explore Sligo's surroundings by going to Slieve League (in Carrick), Ballina (Tir Saile, Horseback Riding Tours, & more) and Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations (in Malin Beg). Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Glenveagh National Park. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Dorlin Strand and trek along Glencolmcille - Tower loop.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sligo trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Sligo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballina, Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations, Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park, Mountshannon Eagles
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Horseback Riding Tours

5
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Explore Westport's surroundings by going to Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore), Ballina (Belleek Castle & Rosserk Friary) and Keem Bay (in Achill Island). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Clare Island, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, steep yourself in history at Jacks Old Cottage, and explore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Westport travel route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Sligo to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Westport, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ballina, County Mayo, Cong, Castlebar, Michael Davitt Museum
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Keem Bay
Keem Bay

6
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Lough Avalla Farm Looped Walk (in Burren National Park). There's much more to do: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, explore the world behind art at Galway Arts Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay, and make a trip to Quay Street.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Galway day trip website .

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Galway, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lough Avalla Farm Looped Walk, Parknabinna Wedge Tomb, The Wormhole, Burren National Park, Corcomroe Abbey
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liscannor: Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee), Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave, Burren Birds of Prey Centre, & more) and Carran Medieval Church (in Carran). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cliffs of Moher, stop by The Burren Smokehouse,, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and head outdoors with Backwest Adventures.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Liscannor trip planner .

Getting from Galway to Liscannor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Doolin, Lisdoonvarna, County Clare, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 4:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

4
nights
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Limerick: The Donkey Sanctuary (in Mallow), Ennis (Dromore Wood Nature Reserve, TULLASSA RANGE, & more) and Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre (in Corofin). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, get outside with Dromoland Castle, stop by Ballymorris Pottery, and experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Limerick trip itinerary website .

Getting from Liscannor to Limerick by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ennis, Cratloe, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, Sean Lemass Public Library, Dromoland Castle
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary
Dromoland Castle ©
Dromoland Castle

6
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.
Explore Kilkenny's surroundings by going to Waterford (Reginald's Tower, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, & more), Wexford (Tintern Abbey & The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception) and The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy). The adventure continues: walk around Kilkenny Castle, see the interesting displays at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and tour or see a game at Pococke Golf Centre.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip planner .

Traveling by car from Limerick to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waterford, Wexford, County Wexford, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Curracloe Beach
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

5
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra), Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney) and Ring of Beara (in Kenmare). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, walk around Reenagross Park, and trek along Beara Way.

Plan a Killarney trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Beara Way, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Gougane Barra National Forest Park, Titanic Experience Cobh
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

6
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, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Slea Head Drive, hike along The Dingle Way, get outside with Dingle Peninsula, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Dingle, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dun Chaoin Pier
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

5
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 Cobh (St Colman’s Cathedral, Haulbowline Island, & more) and Birds of Prey Educational Centre (in Midleton). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, learn about all things military at Irish Veterans Museum, and tee off at Old Head Golf Links.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kinsale tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Dingle to Kinsale by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cobh, Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Birds of Prey Educational Centre ©
Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

Similar Plans

10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM NEPAL October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Ireland & Belfast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Belgium, Belfast & Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans