15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  14​h
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Edmonton

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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip tool .

Edmonton, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Edmonton in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 3°C in Dublin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

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

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 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, trek along Clare Coastal Walk Project, then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, and finally stroll through Hag's Head.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Liscannor planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Doolin, Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the 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. In April, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the galleries of Cork City Gaol, step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, then stop by Iago, and finally hunt for treasures at The English Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, head off the coast to Spike Island, and then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort.

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You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Charles Fort, Titanic Experience Cobh
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Rock of Cashel (in Cashel), Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea) and Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum (in Waterford). There's lots more to do: stroll through Kilkenny Castle, admire the striking features of Tintern Abbey, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and steep yourself in history at Rothe House and Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kilkenny journey builder app .

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ballyhack Castle, Hook Lighthouse, Tintern Abbey, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Rock of Cashel
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

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