22 days in Ireland Itinerary

22 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Galway
— 2 nights
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Ennis
— 1 night
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Kilkee
— 1 night
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Dingle
— 5 nights
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Cork
— 2 nights
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Kilkenny
— 2 nights
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Wicklow
— 3 nights
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Dublin
— 1 night

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Dublin

Dublin ©

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.
Let the collections at Guinness Storehouse and Chester Beatty capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, kick back and relax at Portmarnock Beach, steep yourself in history at 14 Henrietta Street, and stroll through Sandycove Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dublin itinerary builder.

Vancouver, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Dublin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Vancouver in September since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

2
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Galway

Galway ©

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.
On the 11th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Eyre Square, then take in nature's colorful creations at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine's Church.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway road trip planning app.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Galway, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Ennis.

Things to do in Galway

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Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
St. Augustine's Church ©
St. Augustine's Church

1
night
Ennis

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Quin Abbey. On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Quin Abbey, then admire the striking features of Ennis Friary, and then look for gifts at The Woollen Market.

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You can drive from Galway to Ennis in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ennis can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkee.

Things to do in Ennis

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Quin Abbey ©
Quin Abbey
Ennis Friary ©
Ennis Friary
The Woollen Market ©
The Woollen Market

1
night
Kilkee

Kilkee ©
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Senan's Church, and finally see the interesting displays at The Museum of Irish Rural Life. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): explore the activities along Doughmore Bay, then kick back and relax at Kilkee Blue Flag Beach, and then take a memorable drive along Loop Head.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kilkee trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Ennis to Kilkee in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Kilkee can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkee

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Doughmore Bay ©
Doughmore Bay
Kilkee Blue Flag Beach ©
Kilkee Blue Flag Beach
Loop Head ©
Loop Head

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Greenlane Gallery and Fiadh Woven Design. Get some historical perspective at Gallarus Oratory and St. Mary's Church. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, take an in-depth tour of Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne, and delve into the mystery of Dun Chaoin Pier.

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You can drive from Kilkee to Dingle in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Cork.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Cork

Cork ©

Rebel City

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 20th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, then get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter and Paul's Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cork trip builder.

Drive from Dingle to Cork in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Cork sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

2
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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, stroll through Rothe House and Garden, take in the exciting artwork at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kilfane Church, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then take in the exciting artwork at National Craft Gallery, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip planning site.

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for Wicklow.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

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Wicklow

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. Get some cultural insight at Powerscourt Gardens and House and Black Castle. Relax by the water at Brittas Bay and Greystones Blue Flag Beach. There's much more to do: play a few rounds at The European Club, hike along Devils Glen, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Wicklow Way, and explore the activities along Blessington Lakes.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Wicklow trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Wicklow takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Wicklow can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Dublin.

Things to do in Wicklow

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Wicklow Golf Club ©
Wicklow Golf Club
Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House
The Wicklow Way ©
The Wicklow Way

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

On the 27th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Dublin online route planner.

Drive from Wicklow to Dublin in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology ©
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

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