30 days in Ireland Itinerary

30 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Westport
— 2 nights
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Inishmore
— 2 nights
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Doolin
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 3 nights
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Dingle
— 4 nights
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Killarney
— 3 nights
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Cork
— 2 nights
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Waterford
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny
— 2 nights
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Wexford
— 1 night
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Dublin
— 5 nights

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): kick back and relax at Lettergesh Beach, glide peacefully along the water with Real Adventures Connemara, explore the striking landscape at Diamond Hill, experience rural life at Killary Sheep Farm, then contemplate the waterfront views at Killary Fjord, and finally see the interesting displays at The Sheep and Wool Centre. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, kick back and relax at Mulranny Strand, grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, then get outside with Bikes and Boards, then examine the collection at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mayo Memorial Peace Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Westport vacation builder site.

Louisville, USA to Westport is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Louisville to Westport. Traveling from Louisville in April, expect Westport to be slightly colder, temps between 52°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inishmore.

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Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through The Wormhole. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, contemplate the long history of Dun Aonghasa, make a trip to Teampall Bhean'in, then explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, and finally see some colorful creatures with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Inishmore tour itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Westport to Inishmore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Inishmore are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Doolin.

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Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Beauty Of The Burren Walks, walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, stroll through Cliffs of Moher, then hike along Hag's Head, then stop by The Doolin Chocolate Shop, and finally admire the natural beauty at Doolin Garden and Nursery. On the next day, hike along Caher Valley Loop, get engrossed in the history at Burren Exposure, get outside with Backwest Adventures, identify plant and animal life at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, then Head underground at Aillwee Cave, and finally relax in the rural setting at The Farmyard.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Doolin trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Inishmore to Doolin by ferry takes about 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Galway.

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Lookout
Cliffs of Moher
4.7

3
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wild Atlantic Way and Glengowla Mines. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Kylemore (Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden & Gothic Chapel), Coral Strand (Tra an Doilin) (in Carraroe) and Oughterard (Aughnanure Castle, Knockillaree Riding Centre, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Quay Street, explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, and gain some tasty knowledge on Micil Distillery.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Galway road trip site.

Getting from Doolin to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dingle.

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Must see
Micil Distillery
4.9
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Scenic Drive
Wild Atlantic Way
4.9
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History Museum
Glengowla Mines
4.8

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Skellig Michael and Slea Head Drive. Venture out of the city with trips to Skellig Ring Scenic Drive (in Portmagee) and Blasket Islands Eco Marine Tours (in Ventry). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, go for a stroll along the water at Dingle Marina, contemplate the long history of Kilmalkedar Church, and explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Dingle online road trip planner.

You can drive from Galway to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

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Must see
Slea Head Drive
5.0
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Geologic Formation
Conor Pass
4.8

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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Killarney Falconry and Torc Mountain Walk. Venture out of the city with trips to Kenmare (Cromwell's Bridge, Old Kenmare Road, &more), Ballinskelligs Beach (in Ballinskelligs) and Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs (in Valentia Island). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, get interesting insight from The Lodge & Reeks Guiding Company, take in the awesome beauty at Carrantoohil, and admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Killarney online route builder.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

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National Park
Killarney National Park
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Valley
Gap of Dunloe
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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.
On the 17th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Augustine’s Church and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Multose Church. On the next day, gain interesting insight with Cork Ghost Tour, gain insight at University College Cork (UCC), step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, contemplate the long history of Cork City Gaol, then get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, and finally make a trip to Elizabeth Fort.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cork tour planning website.

Drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Waterford.

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Must see
Nano Nagle Place
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Island
Spike Island
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Religious Site
Cobh Cathedral
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Waterford

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Waterford Greenway and Mayfield Birds of Prey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Waterford: Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea), Glenshelane Woods (in Cappoquin) and Dungarvan (Clonea Beach & Rally Connection). There's much more to do: step aboard Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, take in the local highlights with Jack Burtchaell Waterford Walking Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of William Vincent Wallace Plaza, and stroll through Mount Congreve House and Gardens.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Waterford trip planner.

You can drive from Cork to Waterford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

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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.
On the 22nd (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Kells Priory. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John the Evangelist Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then play a few rounds at Pococke Golf Centre, and finally indulge your taste buds at Royal Oak Distillery.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny day trip app.

Drive from Waterford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Parks

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Natural History Museum
Medieval Mile Museum
4.6

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Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Iberius Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wexford travel route site.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Wexford in 1.5 hours. In April in Wexford, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Wexford

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Specialty Museum
Enniscorthy Castle
4.0

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beer Tastings & Tours and Glendalough Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Glenroe Farm (in Kilcoole), Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry) and Vagabond Tours (in Greystones). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dublin online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Wexford to Dublin takes 2 hours. Traveling from Wexford in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 37°F in Dublin. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Must see
Guinness Storehouse
4.1

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