14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Moline
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Ballina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kinsale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Moline

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, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dublin travel planner.

Moline, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Moline to Dublin, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Moline in March, Dublin is a bit warmer at night with lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Ballina.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Ballina

Ballina ©
Straddling the River Moy near Ireland's northern Atlantic coast, the town of Ballina has roots dating as far back as 1375.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): learn about all things military at Admiral Brown Centre, look for gifts at Foxford Woollen Mills & Visitor Centre, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, then delve into the distant past at Belleek Castle Museum, then don't miss a visit to Moyne Abbey, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Rosserk Friary. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The North Mayo Heritage Centre, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then make a trip to Saint Mary's Well, and finally trek along Tir Saile.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ballina travel route app .

Drive from Dublin to Ballina in 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Ballina can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Ballina

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Foxford, Mary of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church, Moyne Abbey
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Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary
Tir Saile ©
Tir Saile

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 23rd (Mon): stroll through Hag's Head, take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, stop by Moher Cottage, then get outside with Wild Kitchen, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at White Strand Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Liscannor holiday maker app .

Drive from Ballina to Liscannor in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Liscannor are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wild Kitchen, White Strand Beach
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Wild Kitchen ©
Wild Kitchen
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Moher Cottage ©
Moher Cottage

2
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, stop by Kinsale Crystal, learn about all things military at Irish Veterans Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kinsale Mead Co, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and finally don't miss a visit to Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Lusitania Memorial, then walk around President John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Traveling by car from Liscannor to Kinsale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Kinsale

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Cobh
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Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance ©
Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

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.
On the 26th (Thu), admire nature's extreme beauty at The Ice Cream Parlour, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Tintern Abbey and then examine the collection at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, Tintern Abbey
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©

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