31 days in Ireland Itinerary

31 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 4 nights
2
Westport
— 4 nights
3
Galway
— 3 nights
4
Liscannor
— 3 nights
5
Dingle
— 4 nights
6
Killarney
— 3 nights
7
Wexford
— 4 nights
8
Kilkenny
— 4 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: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

Before you visit Dublin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Little Rock, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Little Rock to Dublin is 6 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Little Rock in May: highs in Dublin hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

4
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Get out of town with these interesting Westport side-trips: The Lost Valley (in Silver Strand), Keem Bay (in Dooagh) and Achill Island (Deserted Village & Kildownet Old Cemetery Headstones). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, appreciate the history behind St. Patrick Statue, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, and cruise along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Westport travel tool.

Getting from Dublin to Westport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Westport sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Achill Island, The Lost Valley, Clare Island, Michael Davitt Museum, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Find places to stay May 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

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.
Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin). The adventure continues: trek along The Wormhole, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Galway can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Burren National Park, Castlefergus Equestrian, The Wormhole, Corcomroe Abbey
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

3
nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Liscannor side-trips: Ballyvaughan (Aillwee Cave & Burren Birds of Prey Centre), Scattery Island (in Kilrush) and Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, take in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., stop by The Burren Smokehouse,, and stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip website.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Liscannor are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Lisdoonvarna, Scattery Island, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

4
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: cruise along Slea Head Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, head off the coast to Skellig Michael, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dingle day trip website.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Beara Way (in Glengarriff) and Kenmare (Blackwater Woodturners & St. Patrick's Church). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, get interesting insight from Tours, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planning app.

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Killarney sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Beara Way
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

4
nights
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Explore Wexford's surroundings by going to 3D Archery Ireland (in New Ross), Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea) and Saltee Islands (in Kilmore Quay). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Ferns Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception, identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Curracloe Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wexford trip planner.

Drive from Killarney to Wexford in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Wexford are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Wexford, Enniscorthy, 3D Archery Ireland, Curracloe Beach, Hook Lighthouse
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Saltee Islands ©
Saltee Islands

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Waterford (Reginald's Tower, Waterford Greenway, &more), Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). There's lots more to do: stroll around Kilkenny Castle, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, get engrossed in the history at Medieval Mile Museum, and get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny trip planning website.

You can drive from Wexford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Kilkenny sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Waterford, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Rock of Cashel
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey

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