15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Bus:  7 h 30 min
1
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Stockholm

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.
Hook Lighthouse and Reginald's Tower will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jerpoint Abbey and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Ferns Castle (in Ferns), Rock of Cashel (in Cashel) and The Irish Handmade Glass Company (in Waterford). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach, and view the masterpieces at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Kilkenny is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Stockholm to Kilkenny, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Waterford, Ferns Castle, Rock of Cashel, Curracloe Beach, Hook Lighthouse
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Appreciate the collections at The Carol Cronin Gallery and Blackwater Woodturners. For shopping fun, head to The English Market or Original Kerry Craft Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Killarney: Dingle (Gallarus Oratory & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Inch Beach (in Inch) and Charles Fort (in Kinsale). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, make a trip to Ladies' View, and explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Killarney day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dingle, Original Kerry Craft Centre, The English Market, Blackwater Woodturners, Inch Beach
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Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Visit Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like King John's Castle and Galway Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Hazel Mountain Chocolates (in Bell Harbour). There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade and browse the exhibits of Lynch's Castle.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Killarney in June since evenings lows in Galway dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, King John's Castle, Hazel Mountain Chocolates, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Guinness Storehouse and National Gallery of Ireland. Visit Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Saint Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Dublin to go to Donore and see Bru na Boinne, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Temple Bar, get engrossed in the history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, shop like a local with Grafton Street, and see the interesting displays at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Dublin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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