15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland trip planner

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Kilkenny
— 1 night
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Cork
— 2 nights
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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Liscannor
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 2 nights
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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny

— 1 night

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.
On the 16th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then don't miss a visit to Rock of Cashel, and finally delve into the distant past at Hore Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll around Reginald's Tower, examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, then steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny holiday maker.

San Antonio, USA to Kilkenny is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from San Antonio in June, with highs in Kilkenny at 63°F and lows at 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:

Cork

— 2 nights

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 18th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh and then get to know the resident critters at Fota Wildlife Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cork trip planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Cork in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:

Killarney

— 3 nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Gap of Dunloe and Torc Mountain Walk. Change things up with a short trip to Inch Beach in Inch (about 42 minutes away). Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Killarney sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:

Liscannor

— 2 nights
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): hike along Hag's Head, get great views at Cliffs of Moher, then explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Doughmore Bay, steep yourself in history at Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, and then explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

Galway

— 2 nights

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 25th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salthill Beaches, then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and finally make a trip to Quay Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Claregalway Castle and then take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Liscannor to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Dublin

— 3 nights

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.
Let the collections at Guinness Storehouse and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Castle. When in Dublin, make a side trip to see Bru na Boinne in Donore, approximately Donore away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at Dublinia, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Dublin sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:

Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.