15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Liscannor
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
Dingle
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Cork
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Dublin
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

2
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.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church, then stroll through St. Stephen's Green, and then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, then stroll through Phoenix Park, then steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, and finally pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin journey planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Dublin sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
St. Stephen's Green ©
St. Stephen's Green
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lahinch Seaworld and Leisure Centre.

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Drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Lahinch Seaworld and Leisure Centre
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©
Lahinch Seaworld and Leisure Centre ©

6
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dingle Oceanworld and Glentenassig Forest. Spend the 1st (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's still lots to do: get great views at Brian de Staic Jeweller, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, get in on the excitement at Explorers World, and explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dingle tour builder tool .

Drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. July in Dingle sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Dingle

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Ventry, Inch Beach, Glentenassig Forest
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Oceanworld ©
Dingle Oceanworld
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

3
nights
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Bring the kids along to Blarney Castle & Gardens and Fota Wildlife Park. Explore Cork's surroundings by going to Charles Fort (in Kinsale) and Cobh (Titanic Experience Cobh, Cobh Cathedral, & more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to University College Cork (UCC), look for gifts at Tregan Craft Centre, hunt for treasures at The English Market, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cork trip planner .

Drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Cork sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cobh, Charles Fort, Jameson Distillery Midleton, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Castlecomer Discovery Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle. On your second day here, get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny route planner .

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

1
night
Dublin

Dublin ©
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Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Museums
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