60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Kilkenny
— 6 nights
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Wexford
— 5 nights
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Waterford
— 6 nights
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Cobh
— 5 nights
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Killarney
— 6 nights
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Dingle
— 6 nights
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Liscannor
— 2 nights
Bus to County Clare, Doolin Pier ->NE, Ferry to Inishmore
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Inishmore
— 4 nights
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Taxi to Westport
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Westport
— 6 nights
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Galway
— 6 nights
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Dublin
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Kilkenny — 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rock of Cashel (in Cashel) and Royal Oak Distillery (in Carlow). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, and contemplate the long history of Rothe House and Garden.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny travel route planner.

Orlando, USA to Kilkenny is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Orlando to Kilkenny due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in August; daily highs in Kilkenny reach 64°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Wexford.
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Wexford — 5 nights

Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wexford: Colclough Walled Garden (in Saltmills), Saltee Islands (in Kilmore Quay) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, contemplate the long history of Tintern Abbey, see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, and go for a walk through Kilmore Quay Harbour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wexford road trip site.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Wexford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Wexford are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Waterford.
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Waterford — 6 nights

Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Waterford side-trips: Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea) and Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas). There's lots more to do: stroll through Waterford Greenway, contemplate the waterfront views at Coumshingaun Lough, head outdoors with Comeragh Drive, and admire the natural beauty at John F. Kennedy Arboretum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Waterford travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Wexford to Waterford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Waterford can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cobh.
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Cobh — 5 nights

Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
Go for a jaunt from Cobh to Midleton to see Birds of Prey Educational Centre about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Spike Island, admire the striking features of Fota House & Gardens, tee off at Cobh Golf Club, and make a trip to Old Church Cemetery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cobh trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Waterford to Cobh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cobh can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Killarney.
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Killarney — 6 nights

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Kenmare (Lorge Chocolatier, Ring of Beara, &more), Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney) and Blueberry Hill Farm (in Sneem). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Muckross House, take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Muckross Abbey, and brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Killarney road trip app.

Drive from Cobh to Killarney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dingle.
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Dingle — 6 nights

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 31st (Thu) at Skellig Michael. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, and take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dingle trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Dingle are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Liscannor.
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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. On the 5th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Kilkee Cliff Walk, head off the coast to Scattery Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach. On your second day here, play a few rounds at Lahinch Golf Club, then walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Liscannor trip planning site.

Getting from Dingle to Liscannor by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Liscannor are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inishmore.
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Inishmore — 4 nights

Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Inishmore is known for historic sites, outdoors, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School, explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, enjoy some diversion at Inishmore Playground, and hike along The Wormhole.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inishmore trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Liscannor to Inishmore in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Inishmore can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Westport.
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Westport — 6 nights

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: Atlantic Drive (in Achill Sound), Foxford Woollen Mills (in Foxford) and Keem Bay (in Dooagh). Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House. And it doesn't end there: explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, stroll through Drummindoo Stud, take in the pleasant sights at Downpatrick Head, and take in nature's colorful creations at Westport House.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Westport day trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Westport in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Galway.
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Galway — 6 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.
Explore Galway's surroundings by going to Ballyvaughan (Burren Birds of Prey Centre & Aillwee Cave), Carran Medieval Church (in Carran) and Doolin Pitch & Putt (in Doolin). Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Nicholas' Collegiate Church, and don't miss a visit to Galway's Latin Quarter.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Galway online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Dublin.
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Dublin — 7 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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dublin online trip builder.

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Dublin, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Ireland travel guide

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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.
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