15 days in Sligo, Collooney & County Donegal Itinerary

15 days in Sligo, Collooney & County Donegal Itinerary

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15 days in Sligo, Collooney & County Donegal Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Sligo
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Collooney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Donegal Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Ardara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Buncrana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Falcarragh
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h
End: Birmingham

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night
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fairy Bridges. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the views from Fairy Bridges.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sligo route website.

Birmingham, UK to Sligo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Birmingham in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sligo: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Collooney.
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Fairy Bridges ©
Fairy Bridges

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Collooney

Collooney ©
Collooney or Coloony is a town in County Sligo, Ireland.TransportCollooney is located just off the N4 (Dublin to Sligo) and N17 (Sligo to Galway) roads, having been bypassed twice, by the N4 in 1998, and the N17 in 1992, and is the meeting point of both roads. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Benbulben and then take in the pleasant sights at Gleniff Horseshoe.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Collooney online holiday planner.

Collooney is just a stone's throw from Sligo. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ardara.

Things to do in Collooney

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gleniff Horseshoe, Benbulben
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Benbulben ©
Benbulben
Gleniff Horseshoe ©
Gleniff Horseshoe

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Donegal Town

Donegal Town ©
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
On the 22nd (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle and then get interesting insight from Donegal Bay Waterbus.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Donegal Town trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Collooney to Donegal Town takes 1.5 hours. June in Donegal Town sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Ardara.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Lough Eske ©
Lough Eske
Donegal Bay Waterbus ©
Donegal Bay Waterbus

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Ardara

Ardara ©
Ardara, pronounced "Ardra", is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. You've added Crohy Head Sea Arch, The Dolmen Centre, Slieve League, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Glengesh Pass and The Deserted Village of Port. Step out of Ardara to go to Glencolmcille and see Glencolmcille Folk Village, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's more to do: make a trip to Kilclooney Dolmen Donegal.

Plan trip to Ardara with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Ardara is very close to Donegal Town. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Falcarragh.

Things to do in Ardara

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crohy Head Sea Arch, The Deserted Village of Port, The Dolmen Centre, Glencolmcille Folk Village, Slieve League
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Glengesh Pass ©
Glengesh Pass
Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glencolmcille Folk Village ©
Glencolmcille Folk Village

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Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kinnagoe Bay, Malin Head, Shroove Lighthouse, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Grianan Of Aileach.

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You can drive from Ardara to Buncrana in 1.5 hours. In June in Buncrana, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Falcarragh.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

County Donegal, Greencastle, Moville, Poison Glen, Glenevin Waterfall
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Kinnagoe Bay ©
Kinnagoe Bay
Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium ©
Moville Shore Path ©
Moville Shore Path

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Falcarragh

Falcarragh ©
An Fál Carrach, sometimes called Na Crois Bhealaí is a small Gaeltacht town and townland in north-west County Donegal, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Errigal, Great Pollet Sea Arch, Fanad Head Lighthouse, and other attractions you added.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Falcarragh trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Buncrana to Falcarragh in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Falcarragh

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Letterkenny, County Donegal, Great Pollet Sea Arch
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Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal