35 days in Ireland Itinerary

35 days in Ireland Itinerary

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35 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Dublin
— Few hours
train:  30​min
2
Dun Laoghaire
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Buncrana
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sligo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Galway
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Limerick
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Ballybunion
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Kilcrohane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Killarney
— 4 nights
10
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

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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.
To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dublin trip app .

Sydney, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Dublin are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for Dun Laoghaire.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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nights
Dun Laoghaire

Dun Laoghaire ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dun Laoghaire Pier as well as Dun Laoghaire Harbour. O'Connell Street and St. Patrick's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at The Holy Redeemer Church and Howth Lighthouse. Step out of Dun Laoghaire to go to Newtown Mount Kennedy and see Druids Glen Golf Resort, which is approximately 42 minutes away.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dun Laoghaire trip itinerary builder .

Dun Laoghaire is very close to Dublin. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in Dun Laoghaire

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Enniskerry, Druids Glen Golf Course, The Holy Redeemer Church, Howth Lighthouse, Killiney Beach
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 20:
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Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood ©
O'Connell Street ©
O'Connell Street
St. Patrick's Church ©
St. Patrick's Church

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Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Visit St Mary's Church, Buncrana and Old Church Dunlewey for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Carrickfin Strand and Back Strand Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Buncrana side-trips: Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre (in Clonmany), Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium (in Greencastle) and Shroove Lighthouse (in Moville). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lisfannon Strand, tee off at Rosapenna Hotel Golf Resort, and stroll through Dunree Bay.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Buncrana attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Dun Laoghaire to Buncrana takes 4 hours. Traveling from Dun Laoghaire in June, Buncrana is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Sligo.

Things to do in Buncrana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Old Church Dunlewey, Back Strand Beach, Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium, Carrickfin Strand
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:
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Rosapenna Hotel Golf Resort ©
Rosapenna Hotel Golf Resort
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre

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Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Popular historic sites such as Rosserk Friary and Creevykeel Court Tomb are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Streedagh Beach and Atlantic Sheepdogs. Get out of town with these interesting Sligo side-trips: Hennigan's Heritage Centre (in Swinford), Castle Adventure Open Farm (in Ballyshannon) and Abbey of the Four Masters (The Abbey) (in Donegal Town). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Sruth In Aghaidh An Aird - The Devil's Chimney, take in the exciting artwork at The Model, home of the Niland Collection, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and step off the mainland to explore Coney Island.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sligo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Buncrana to Sligo takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Sligo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grange, Hennigan's Heritage Centre, Abbey of the Four Masters (The Abbey), Rosserk Friary, Castle Adventure Open Farm
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Hennigan's Heritage Centre ©
Hennigan's Heritage Centre
Streedagh Beach ©
Streedagh Beach

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Killary Sheep Farm and Drummindoo Stud. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aughnanure Castle and Royal Abbey of Cong. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Cong (Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara & The Quiet Man Museum) and Joyce Country Sheepdogs (in Shanafaraghaun). There's more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and trek along The Worm Hole (Poll na bPeist).

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Galway route builder tool .

You can drive from Sligo to Galway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sligo in June, expect little chillier with lows of 10°C in Galway. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Cong, Joyce Country Sheepdogs, Aughnanure Castle, The Wormhole, Drummindoo Stud
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:
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Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong

3
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Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Askeaton Friary and Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Irish Ways and Lough Gur Heritage Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Tipperary (Holy Cross Abbey & St. Declan's Way) and Nenagh Heritage Museum (in Nenagh). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Grange Stone Circle, trek along Ballyhoura Walking Trails, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Augustinian Friary, and get outside with Flannerys.

To find out how to plan a trip to Limerick, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Galway to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ballybunion.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bruff, Tipperary, Adare, St. Flannan's Cathedral, Askeaton Friary
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
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Holy Cross Abbey ©
Holy Cross Abbey
Askeaton Friary ©
Askeaton Friary
St. Declan's Way ©
St. Declan's Way

2
nights
Ballybunion

Ballybunion ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Nine Daughters Hole, kick back and relax at Kilkee Beach, learn about all things military at Listowel Military Museum, then contemplate the long history of Wether's Well, and finally look for gifts at Belgians Chocolatier. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Carrigafoyle Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at White Strand Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ballybunion trip planning website .

Getting from Limerick to Ballybunion by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Kilcrohane.

Things to do in Ballybunion

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tralee, Carrigafoyle Castle, Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, Listowel Military Museum, White Strand Beach
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
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Kilkee Beach ©
Kilkee Beach
Carrigafoyle Castle ©
Carrigafoyle Castle
Listowel Military Museum ©
Listowel Military Museum

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Kilcrohane

Kilcrohane ©
Kilcrohane is a village in County Cork, Ireland. On the 7th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Mill Cove Gallery, trek along Irish Fairy Trails, then get to know the fascinating history of Allihies Copper Mine Trail, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Barleycove Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Glengarriff Nature Reserve, then explore the ancient world of Uragh Stone Circle, and then step off the mainland to explore Abbey Island.

Discover how to plan a Kilcrohane trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ballybunion to Kilcrohane takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kilcrohane can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilcrohane

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Caherdaniel, Glengarriff Nature Reserve, Mill Cove Gallery, Allihies Copper Mine Trail, Barleycove Beach
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Irish Fairy Trails ©
Irish Fairy Trails
Uragh Stone Circle ©
Uragh Stone Circle
Allihies Copper Mine Trail ©
Allihies Copper Mine Trail

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Great Blasket Centre and Island and Blennerville Windmill. Visit Muckross Abbey and Staigue Fort for their historical value. Take a break from Killarney with a short trip to Eask Tower in Dingle, about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Torc Mountain Walk, get interesting insight from Tours, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Killarney holiday planner .

Drive from Kilcrohane to Killarney in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Conor Pass, Staigue Fort, The Great Blasket Centre and Island, Blennerville Windmill, Eask Tower
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass
Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Clonea Beach and The Wicklow Way. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jerpoint Park and Ferns Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Cashel Folk Village (in Cashel), Huntington Castle (in Clonegal) and St. Patrick's Well (in Clonmel). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Tramore Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Butter Slip, head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny online visit planner .

You can drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Cashel Folk Village, Kells Priory, Ferns Castle, Huntington Castle
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Wicklow Way ©
The Wicklow Way
Clonea Beach ©
Clonea Beach
Huntington Castle ©
Huntington Castle

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