15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Orlando, Florida

3
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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, get advice or help at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin day trip website.

Orlando, USA to Dublin is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Orlando to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in August, with highs in Dublin at 66°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, stroll through Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, and look for gifts at The Woollen Market.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Westport, Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Cave, The Woollen Market, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Fahan BeeHive Huts, look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, and finally cruise along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island, and then get outside with Dingle Peninsula.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Dingle day trip planning app.

You can drive from Galway to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Dingle sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House and then hike along Beara Way.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Killarney sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beara Way, St. Patrick's Church
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Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: Tintern Abbey (in Wexford), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and King of the Vikings (in Waterford). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, browse the exhibits of Rothe House and Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ferns Castle, Tintern Abbey, Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, King of the Vikings
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

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