41 days in Ireland Itinerary

41 days in Ireland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland vacation planner

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Liscannor
— 1 night
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Westport
— 5 nights
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Galway
— 5 nights
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Limerick
— 4 nights
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Dingle
— 5 nights
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Killarney
— 4 nights
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Cork
— 4 nights
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Kilkenny
— 5 nights
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Dublin
— 6 nights
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Liscannor

— 1 night
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 10-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 · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:

Westport

— 5 nights
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). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Ceide Fields, don't miss a visit to Deserted Village, take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and kick back and relax at Bertra beach.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Westport trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Westport takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:

Galway

— 5 nights

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.
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 take a train. 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

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 26:

Limerick

— 4 nights
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 take a bus; or take a train. 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 · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:

Dingle

— 5 nights
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, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and head off the coast to Skellig Michael.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dingle trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Limerick to Dingle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:

Killarney

— 4 nights
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: Beara Way (in Glengarriff), Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra) and Kenmare (Old Kenmare Road, Ring of Beara, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, contemplate the long history of Muckross House, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience.

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 · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:

Cork

— 4 nights

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.
Explore Cork's surroundings by going to The Donkey Sanctuary (in Mallow), Cobh (Cobh Cathedral, Titanic Experience Cobh, &more) and Kinsale (Kinsale Regional Museum, Kinsale Crystal, &more). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens and get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cork online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:

Kilkenny

— 5 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross), Waterford (Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Reginald's Tower, &more) and Wexford (Tintern Abbey & The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, and contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 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 up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:

Dublin

— 6 nights

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Temple Bar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 24:

Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.