60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 8 nights
2
Buncrana
— 6 nights
3
Dunfanaghy
— 6 nights
4
Killala
— 2 nights
5
Achill Island
— 4 nights
6
Louisburgh
— 4 nights
7
Liscannor
— 2 nights
8
Dingle
— 6 nights
9
Kenmare
— 6 nights
10
Kilkenny
— 6 nights
11
Wexford
— 8 nights

8
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.
Visit Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Grafton Street, see the interesting displays at The Little Museum of Dublin, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, and don't miss a visit to Temple Bar.

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Cebu City, Philippines to Dublin is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cebu City to Dublin is minus 8 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Cebu City in December; daily highs in Dublin reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

6
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Visit Pollan Beach and Porthaw Beach for some beach relaxation. Let the collections at Ballagh Studio and Ballyshannon and District Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Buncrana side-trips: Wild Atlantic Gifts (in Malin Head), Mary Crowley Artist's Studio and Gallery (in Clonmany) and Kinnagoe Bay (in Greencastle). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Dunree Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rossnowlagh Beach, identify plant and animal life at Drumboe Woods, and take in the exciting artwork at Local Hands Art Gallery & Gift Shop.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Buncrana travel planner.

Getting from Dublin to Buncrana by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Buncrana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ballyshannon, Malin Head, Clonmany, Pollan Beach, Drumboe Woods
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Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Rossnowlagh Beach ©
Rossnowlagh Beach
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre

6
nights
Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. The Art House Art Gallery and Ray Church. are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Slieve League and Glenveagh National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Portsalon Beach (in Portsalon), Harry Blaney Bridge (in Carrigart) and Fintra Beach (in Killybegs). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Silver Strand Beach, kick back and relax at Back Strand Beach, stop by Eddie Doherty Tweed, and view the masterpieces at Colmcille Heritage Centre.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dunfanaghy route builder site.

Traveling by car from Buncrana to Dunfanaghy takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Killala.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Malin Beg, Falcarragh, Donegal Town, Ardara, Muckross Head Peninsula
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 23:
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The Art House Art Gallery ©
The Art House Art Gallery
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park

2
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Killala

Killala ©
Killala is a village in County Mayo in Ireland, north of Ballina. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Blanemore Forest Walk, thensteep yourself in history at Killala Tower, and then contemplate the long history of Moyne Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ross Beach, kick back and relax at Carrowmore Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rathfran Abbey.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Killala road trip planning site.

You can drive from Dunfanaghy to Killala in 3.5 hours. December in Killala sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Killala

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Blanemore Forest Walk
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Moyne Abbey ©
Moyne Abbey
Rathfran Abbey ©
Rathfran Abbey
Killala Tower ©
Killala Tower

4
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Achill Island

Achill Island ©
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Take a break from the city and head to The Great Western Greenway and Dugort Beach. Get some cultural insight at Ashford Castle and Michael Davitt Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Achill Island: Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre (in Westport), The Cong Heritage Trail (in Cong) and Cross Beach Loop Walk (in Belmullet). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Ronan Halpin Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Hennigan's Heritage Centre, stroll through Keel Beach, and don't miss a visit to Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Achill Island trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Killala to Achill Island takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Killala in December, plan for little chillier nights in Achill Island, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Louisburgh.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Westport, Cong, The North Mayo Heritage Centre, Michael Davitt Museum, Mulranny Strand
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Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway

4
nights
Louisburgh

Louisburgh ©
Louisburgh is a small town on the southwest corner of Clew Bay in County Mayo, Ireland. Relax by the water at Silver Strand and Glassilaun Beach. Popular historic sites such as Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and The Lost Valley are in your itinerary. Explore Louisburgh's surroundings by going to Lavelle Art Gallery (in Clifden) and Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre (in Aughleam). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mulranny Saltmarsh, take an in-depth tour of Granuaile Heritage Centre, don't miss a visit to Killadoon Standing Stone, and enjoy the sand and surf at Old Head Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Louisburgh tour planner.

You can travel from Achill Island to Louisburgh in 1.5 hours. December in Louisburgh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Louisburgh

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lavelle Art Gallery, Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre, Murrisk Abbey, Killadoon Standing Stone, Glassilaun Beach
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The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Glassilaun Beach ©
Glassilaun Beach

2
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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 3rd (Fri): explore the activities along Doughmore Bay, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Point Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at White Strand Beach, and finally make a trip to Cliffs of Moher. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Lahinch Beach, kick back and relax at Fanore Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Burren Birds of Prey Centre.

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Drive from Louisburgh to Liscannor in 3 hours. In January in Liscannor, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miltown Malbay, Burren Birds of Prey Centre, Lahinch Beach, Doughmore Bay, Fanore Beach
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach

6
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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Take a break from the city and head to Inch Beach and Dingle Peninsula. Get a sense of the local culture at Skellig Michael and The Carol Cronin Gallery. Step out of Dingle to go to Ballybunion and see The Nuns Beach, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: cruise along Slea Head Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Ventry Beach, stroll through Fermoyle Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dingle day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January in Dingle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kenmare.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ventry, County Kerry, Slea Head Drive, Tig Aine, The Nuns Beach
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

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nights
Kenmare

Kenmare ©
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
Visit Staigue Fort and Uragh Stone Circle for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Norman McCloskey Photography and St. Patrick's Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Derrynane Beach (in Caherdaniel), Glengarriff (Garinish Island & Beara Way) and Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra). There's still lots to do: stroll through Barleycove Beach, view the masterpieces at Blackwater Woodturners, head outdoors with Ballaghisheen Pass, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kenmare road trip tool.

You can drive from Dingle to Kenmare in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Kenmare

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glengarriff, Derrynane Beach, Gougane Barra National Forest Park, Sam Maguire Visitor Experience, Ballaghisheen Pass
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Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Dromoland Castle. Head to Reginald's Tower and McKernan Woollen Millsfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: Rock of Cashel (in Cashel), Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas) and Waterford (Stradbally Cove & Kilmurrin Cove). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Castlecomer Discovery Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, view the masterpieces at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, and get into the urban bustle at The Tholsel.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kilkenny online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kenmare to Kilkenny takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Waterford, McKernan Woollen Mills, Rock of Cashel, Dromoland Castle, Mayfield Birds of Prey
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Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Museum-lovers will appreciate Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition and The National 1798 Rebellion Centre. Get in touch with nature at Curracloe Beach and Ballinoulart Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wexford: Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown), Ballymoney Beach (in Ballymoney) and The Gaslamp Gallery (in Gorey). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aidan's Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach, and stroll through Baginbun Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Wexford using our trip planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Wexford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Gorey, Seal Rescue Ireland, Hook Lighthouse
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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

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