60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Kelowna
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Sligo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Westport
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Galway
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Liscannor
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Limerick
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Dingle
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Killarney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Cork
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Kilkenny
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
10
Dublin
— 8 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Kelowna

4
nights
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Museum-lovers will get to explore St Connell's Museum and Ballyshannon and District Museum. Popular historic sites such as Glenveagh Castle and Sean MacDiarmada's House are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre (in Tulsk), Ray Church. (in Falcarragh) and Slieve League (in Carrick). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Patrick's Purgatory, Lough Derg, explore the ancient world of Doe Castle, step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, and contemplate the long history of Moyne Abbey.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sligo tour itinerary planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Sligo is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Kelowna to Sligo due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Sligo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Westport.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Doe Castle, Donegal Castle, St Patrick's Purgatory, Lough Derg, Glenveagh Castle, Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:
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Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre ©
Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre
Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle

5
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ashford Castle and National Museum of Ireland - Country Life. Museum-lovers will get to explore Hennigan's Heritage Centre and Admiral Brown Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Ballina (The North Mayo Heritage Centre, Belleek Castle Museum, &more), Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore) and Sky Rd (in Clifden). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, examine the collection at Michael Davitt Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ballintubber Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Murrisk Abbey.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Westport day trip site.

Traveling by car from Sligo to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Westport when traveling from Sligo in March, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ballina, Foxford, Cong, Hennigan's Heritage Centre, Sli Grainne Mhaol
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:
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Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life ©
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Salthill Promenade and Royal Abbey of Cong. Your inner history buff will appreciate National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock and Aughnanure Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Athlone Castle Visitor Centre (in Athlone), Clonmacnoise (in County Offaly) and The Irish Workhouse Centre (in Portumna). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay, contemplate the long history of Glengowla Mines, and don't miss a visit to Quay Street.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway road trip app.

Getting from Westport to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Galway, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

County Offaly, Oughterard, Tyrone House, Athlone Castle Visitor Centre, National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 28:
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The Irish Workhouse Centre ©
The Irish Workhouse Centre
Glengowla Mines ©
Glengowla Mines
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock

5
nights
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Doolin Cave and Burren Birds of Prey Centre. Black Head and Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Liscannor side-trips: Carran (Carran Medieval Church & Michael Cusack Centre), Poulawack Cairn (in Ballyvaughan) and Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations (in Caherconnell). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cliffs of Moher, take in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Senan's Church.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Liscannor vacation site.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Liscannor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kilrush, County Clare, Carran, Ballyvaughan, Murroogh
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 2:
Highlights from your plan
Black Head ©
Black Head
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations ©

5
nights
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
King John's Castle and Foynes Flying Boat Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Saint Mary's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Limerick: Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre (in Corofin), Ennis (The Woollen Market & Killone Abbey) and St. Flannan's Cathedral (in Killaloe). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Old Irish Ways, contemplate the long history of Dysert O Dea Church, delve into the distant past at Mooghaun Hill Fort, and get engrossed in the history at Thomas Fitzgerald Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Limerick online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Limerick are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trips

County Clare, Ennis, Bruff, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, Craggaunowen
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 7:
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Foynes Flying Boat Museum ©
Foynes Flying Boat Museum
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle

6
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Great Blasket Centre and Island and Gallarus Oratory. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blasket Besucherzentrum and An Diseart. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Skellig Michael, steep yourself in history at Dun An Oir, explore the galleries of Penny's Pottery, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dingle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Limerick to Dingle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dingle are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunquin, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ventry, Inch Beach
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 13:
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Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
The Great Blasket Centre and Island
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

6
nights
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 Ross Castle and Kerry County Museum. Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm and Poor Clare Convent are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Torc Mountain Walk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Killarney travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Ring of Kerry, Kerry Cliffs, Kerry County Museum
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Cobh Heritage Centre and Cork City Gaol. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cobh Cathedral and Titanic Experience Cobh. Explore Cork's surroundings by going to Kinsale (Irish Veterans Museum, Kinsale Regional Museum, &more), Cobh (St Colman’s Cathedral & Old Church Cemetery) and Drombeg Stone Circle (in Skibbereen). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Ballycotton Cliff Walk, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, head off the coast to Spike Island, and browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cork trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kinsale, Cobh, Jameson Distillery Midleton, Drombeg Stone Circle
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cobh Heritage Centre ©
Cobh Heritage Centre
Ballycotton Cliff Walk ©
Ballycotton Cliff Walk

7
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hook Lighthouse and Hore Abbey. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower and Jerpoint Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Cashel (Rock of Cashel & St Marks Cemetery and Famine Graveyard), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and Waterford (Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, King of the Vikings, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Medieval Mile Museum, explore the historical opulence of Cahir Castle, see the interesting displays at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, and sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kilkenny planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Cashel, County Wexford, Hook Lighthouse, The National 1798 Rebellion Centre
Find places to stay Apr 24 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
Cahir Castle ©
Cahir Castle

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to 14 Henrietta Street and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Chester Beatty. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Bru na Boinne (in Donore), Trim Castle (in Trim) and Irish Military War Museum & Family Park (in Starinagh). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Irish Whiskey Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Glendalough Cathedral.

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You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dublin when traveling from Kilkenny in May, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hill of Tara (Temair), Powerscourt Gardens and House, Bru na Boinne, Trim Castle, Glendalough Cathedral
Find places to stay May 1 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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