14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brussels

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Guinness Storehouse and Chester Beatty. Visit Kilmainham Gaol and Wicklow Mountains National Park for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Trim Castle (in Trim) and Bru na Boinne (in Donore). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street, stop by Carrolls Irish Gifts, see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Glendalough Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Wicklow Mountains National Park, Glendalough Cathedral, Bru na Boinne, Trim Castle
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Irish Workhouse Centre and Glengowla Mines. Step off the beaten path and head to Wild Atlantic Way and Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, step into the grandiose world of Oranmore Castle, steep yourself in history at Athenry Dominican Priory, and examine the collection at The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Galway online journey builder .

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum, Athenry Dominican Priory, Glengowla Mines, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, The Irish Workhouse Centre
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Glengowla Mines ©
Glengowla Mines
The Irish Workhouse Centre ©
The Irish Workhouse Centre

1
night
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
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 12th (Sat): hike along Hag's Head, look for gifts at Moher Cottage, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, then take in the pleasant sights at Beauty Of The Burren Walks, then view the masterpieces at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., and finally steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Liscannor holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Galway to Liscannor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Liscannor sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Beauty Of The Burren Walks, Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Patrick's Church. Explore hidden gems such as Inch Beach and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Killarney: Dingle (Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience, and stroll the grounds of Templenoe Burial.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Killarney day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Killarney sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Dingle, Inch Beach, Kerry Cliffs
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Curracloe Beach and The Barrow Way. Popular historic sites such as Jerpoint Abbey and Kilkenny Castle are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: St Marks Cemetery and Famine Graveyard (in Cashel) and St. Declan's Way (in Tipperary). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John the Evangelist Church, sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Killarney to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

St Marks Cemetery and Famine Graveyard, Curracloe Beach, St. Declan's Way
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

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