9 days in County Louth Itinerary

9 days in County Louth Itinerary

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— 7 nights


Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland, known for its tourism and as a centre of industry and medical care. Visit St Peter's Church and Mainistir Bhuithe for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Highlanes Gallery and Louth County Archives Service. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Drogheda: Carlingford (Leprechaun and Fairy Underground Cavern, Carlingford to Omeath Greenway, &more), Ardee (Hatch's Castle & Ardee Castle) and Dundalk (Ice House Hill Park, Dundalk Clarke Railway Station Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Augustinian Church, get engrossed in the history at Drogheda Museum Millmount, admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu House and Garden, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Laurence Gate.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Drogheda trip tool.

Washington DC, USA to Drogheda is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Drogheda. While traveling from Washington DC, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Drogheda, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Drogheda

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dundalk, Carlingford, Ardee, County Louth
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St Peter's Church
St Peter's Church
Augustinian Church ©
Augustinian Church
Mellifont Abbey ©
Mellifont Abbey