15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kinsale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Bunratty
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + ferry:  5​h
6
Inishmore
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Porto Alegre

2
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.
Visit Kilmainham Gaol and Trinity College Dublin for their historical value. Let the collections at Dublin Castle and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Temple Bar, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, browse the collection at Marsh's Library, and see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary planner.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Dublin is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to Dublin is 3 hours. June in Dublin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hook Lighthouse and Irish National Heritage Park. Kilkenny Castle and Ferns Castle will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and King of the Vikings VR (in Waterford). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, and browse the exhibits of Butler Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kilkenny trip planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in June, Kilkenny is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, King of the Vikings VR, Hook Lighthouse, Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, Irish National Heritage Park
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King of the Vikings VR ©
King of the Vikings VR
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

2
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
On the 8th (Mon), stop by Kinsale Silver, learn about all things military at Irish Veterans Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, then take in the exciting artwork at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, see the interesting displays at Desmond Castle & International Museum of Wine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Multose Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Rohan Reilly Photography, then steep yourself in history at James Fort, and finally get engrossed in the history at Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kinsale online day trip planner .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kinsale are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
St Multose Church ©
St Multose Church

2
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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, see the interesting displays at The Great Blasket Centre and Island, explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, then get great views at Brian de Staic Jeweller, then examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, and finally don't miss a visit to Eask Tower.

Make your Dingle itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Kinsale to Dingle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bunratty.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

The Great Blasket Centre and Island, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
St.James Church ©
St.James Church

2
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Bunratty

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, get engrossed in the history at Craggaunowen, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Castlefergus Equestrian. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, see the interesting displays at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Quin Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Knappogue Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bunratty trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Bunratty takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bunratty are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ennis, County Clare, Craggaunowen, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, Caherconnell Stone Fort
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Craggaunowen ©
Craggaunowen
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

1
night
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Dun Eochla, explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, and finally delve into the distant past at Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inishmore trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry from Bunratty to Inishmore in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Inishmore can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inishmore

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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta

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