14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Boise
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
3
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Castletownbere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Clifden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Ardara
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Boise

3
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland and then enjoy the sand and surf at Donabate Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin visit planning website .

Boise, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 7 hours. When traveling from Boise in April, plan for slightly colder days in Dublin, with highs around 53°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Donabate Beach
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
National Gallery of Ireland ©
National Gallery of Ireland

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Wed), get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then view the masterpieces at The Blackbird Gallery, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip maker website .

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kilkenny, with lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©

3
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Let the collections at The Carol Cronin Gallery and Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gallarus Oratory and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkee (Bridges of Ross & Kilbaha Lighthouse) and Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts (in Kilbaha). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Dun Chaoin Pier, delve into the lush surroundings at Glenteenassig Forest Park, explore the historical opulence of Minard Castle, and take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Dingle driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Castletownbere.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kilkee, Glenteenassig Forest Park, Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts, Dun Chaoin Pier
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Riasc ©
Riasc

2
nights
Castletownbere

Castletownbere ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Mill Cove Gallery, then step off the mainland to explore Abbey Island, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Allihies Copper Mine Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Way the Fairies Went, then steep yourself in history at Staigue Fort, then hike along Irish Fairy Trails, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Derrynane Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Castletownbere tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Dingle to Castletownbere in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Clifden.

Things to do in Castletownbere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caherdaniel, The Way the Fairies Went, Allihies Copper Mine Trail, Mill Cove Gallery, Staigue Fort
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Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Allihies Copper Mine Trail ©
Allihies Copper Mine Trail
Irish Fairy Trails ©
Irish Fairy Trails

2
nights
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Mannin Bay Blueway, then get a taste of the local shopping with Roundstone Ceramics, and then view the masterpieces at Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Glassilaun Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gothic Chapel, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Clifden trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Castletownbere to Clifden takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ardara.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kylemore, Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery, Roundstone Ceramics, Glassilaun Beach
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Glassilaun Beach ©
Glassilaun Beach
Gothic Chapel ©
Gothic Chapel

1
night
Ardara

Ardara ©
Ardara, pronounced "Ardra", is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for gifts at Slieve League Cultural Centre, shop like a local with Local Hands Art Gallery & Gift Shop, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rossnowlagh Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at St Connell's Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ardara route planner .

Traveling by car from Clifden to Ardara takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ardara

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Local Hands Art Gallery & Gift Shop, Rossnowlagh Beach, St Connell's Museum, Narin Beach
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Rossnowlagh Beach ©
Rossnowlagh Beach

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