15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Galway
— 2 nights
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Doolin
— 1 night
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Dingle
— 1 night
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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Cork
— 2 nights
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Kilkenny
— 1 night
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Dublin
— 4 nights

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Galway

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

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.
On the 20th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Galway Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Ireland's School of Falconry, and then admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and then get outside with Wild Atlantic Way.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Galway trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Galway is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, things will get little chillier in Galway: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Doolin.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

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Ireland's School of Falconry ©
Ireland's School of Falconry
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way

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Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
On the 22nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, then don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Doolin trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Galway to Doolin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 23rd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dingle trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Doolin to Dingle by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Popular historic sites such as Ross Castle and Muckross Abbey are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Killarney National Park and Gap of Dunloe. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Kerry Way.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Killarney road trip tool.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

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Cork

Cork ©

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
On the 27th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, then examine the collection at Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Butter Museum, contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cork vacation planning website.

Drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Cork sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story ©
Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kilkenny itinerary maker site.

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. May in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
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Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Black Abbey ©
Black Abbey

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chester Beatty and Dublinia. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Trim Castle (in Trim) and Bru na Boinne (in Donore). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, walk around St Stephens Green, take an in-depth tour of The Little Museum of Dublin, and visit Temple Bar.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin attractions planning website.

Drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kilkenny in May, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Dublin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

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