41 days in Ireland Itinerary

41 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Liscannor
— 1 night
2
Westport
— 5 nights
3
Galway
— 5 nights
4
Limerick
— 4 nights
5
Dingle
— 5 nights
6
Killarney
— 4 nights
7
Cork
— 4 nights
8
Kilkenny
— 5 nights
9
Dublin
— 6 nights

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 15th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip itinerary builder app.

Philadelphia, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Liscannor due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Philadelphia in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Liscannor: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Kilkee Cliff Walk, Aillwee Cave, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., The Burren
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

5
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Westport: Ballina (The North Mayo Heritage Centre, Belleek Castle Museum, &more), Ashford Castle (in Cong) and Keem Bay (in Dooagh). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Ceide Fields, don't miss a visit to Deserted Village, admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Westport online tour planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Westport in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Westport sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 38°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballina, Achill Island, Michael Davitt Museum, Ashford Castle, Ceide Fields
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
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Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Ceide Fields ©
Ceide Fields
Keem Bay
Keem Bay

5
nights
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.
When in Galway, make a side trip to see Burren National Park in Corofin, approximately Corofin away. There's much more to do: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, get your game on at Tom O' Hawks Indoor Axe Throwing Events, look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, and contemplate the waterfront views at Galway Bay.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Galway online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Galway

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Burren National Park, Parknabinna Wedge Tomb, Corcomroe Abbey
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 26:
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Food Tours
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way

4
nights
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Venture out of the city with trips to St. Flannan's Cathedral (in Killaloe), Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre (in Corofin) and Ennis (TULLASSA RANGE, Killone Abbey, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, examine the collection at Atlantic Air Adventures, explore the ancient world of Mooghaun Hill Fort, and look for gifts at Ballymorris Pottery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Limerick trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Galway to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ennis, Shannon, Bunratty, St. Flannan's Cathedral, Dromoland Castle
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Dromoland Castle ©
Dromoland Castle
Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre ©
Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre

5
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Dingle Peninsula, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory, stroll through Coumeenoole Beach, and make a trip to Eask Tower.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle road trip app.

You can drive from Limerick to Dingle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra), Kenmare (Ring of Beara & Faungorth Activity Centre) and Beara Way (in Glengarriff). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, and trek along Old Kenmare Road.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney online travel planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in December, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Gougane Barra National Forest Park, Beara Way
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:
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Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

4
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.
Explore Cork's surroundings by going to The Donkey Sanctuary (in Mallow) and Kinsale (Charles Fort, Ballinspittle, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, appreciate the history behind Lusitania Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, and examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cork tour builder website.

Getting from Killarney to Cork by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cork are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Kinsale, Cobh, The Donkey Sanctuary
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
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Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

5
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: Waterford (Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Reginald's Tower, &more), Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross) and Wexford (Tintern Abbey & The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, and explore the galleries of Rothe House and Garden.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny road trip planner.

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Waterford, County Wexford, Wexford, Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey

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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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Temple Bar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Dublin day trip tool.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December in Dublin, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 24:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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