17 days in Ireland Itinerary

17 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 4 nights
2
Galway
— 3 nights
3
Dingle
— 3 nights
4
Killarney
— 3 nights
5
Kilkenny
— 2 nights

4
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, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dublin sightseeing planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Edmonton to Dublin. In March, Dublin is somewhat warmer than Edmonton - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge. (in Lisdoonvarna). There's still lots to do: experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, admire the masterpieces at Galway Arts Centre, get outside with Backwest Adventures, and see the interesting displays at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Galway can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, get outside with Slea Head Drive, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read Dingle online travel route planner.

You can drive from Galway to Dingle in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Killarney: Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Kinsale (Kinsale Regional Museum & Kinsale Crystal) and Kenmare (The Purcell Gallery, Blackwater Woodturners, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience, and explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Killarney day trip planner.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Kinsale, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

2
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.
On the 27th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, thensample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, explore the fascinating landscape at The Ice Cream Parlour, and then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny online trip builder.

You can drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

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