8 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

8 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

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Start: Hartford
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Belmullet
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Limerick
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
End: Hartford

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night
Belmullet

Belmullet ©
Belmullet or Béal an Mhuirthead is a coastal Gaeltacht town with a population of around 1,000 on the Mullet Peninsula in the barony of Erris, County Mayo, Ireland. On the 2nd (Sat), hike along Erris Head Loop Walk, thentake in panoramic vistas at Dun na mBo, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Blacksod Bay, and finally tee off at Carne Golf Links.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Belmullet trip planner.

Hartford, USA to Belmullet is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hartford to Belmullet, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Hartford in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Belmullet, with highs around 47°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Belmullet

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Erris Head Loop Walk ©
Erris Head Loop Walk
Dun na mBo ©
Dun na mBo
Carne Golf Links ©
Carne Golf Links

1
night
Killarney

Killarney
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Killarney trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Belmullet to Killarney in 4.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 3rd (Sun), cruise along Slea Head Drive and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory.

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You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

2
nights
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Go for a jaunt from Limerick to Cashel to see Rock of Cashel about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and appreciate the history behind O'Connell Statue.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Limerick travel route site.

Getting from Dingle to Limerick by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Limerick are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Castlefergus Equestrian, Rock of Cashel
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle

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