19 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
3
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
4
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
6
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
7
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
8
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

2
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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ross Castle and Climbing Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Muckross Abbey and St. Mary's Cathedral. When in Killarney, make a side trip to see Staigue Fort in Castlecove, approximately Castlecove away. Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House.

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Paris, France to Killarney is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in Killarney are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Limerick.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Staigue Fort
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

1
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Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
You've now added Cliffs of Moher to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Limerick trip planner.

Drive from Killarney to Limerick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. June in Limerick sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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Galway, Ireland

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, take a memorable tour with Hillwalk Tours, and then get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): experience rural life at Loughwell Farm Park and then explore the historical opulence of Aughnanure Castle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Galway road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Limerick to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Aughnanure Castle, Loughwell Farm Park
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Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Hillwalk Tours ©
Hillwalk Tours

1
night
Kilkenny, Ireland

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 28th (Wed), make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then play a few rounds at Mount Juliet Estate, then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kilkenny travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Galway to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Galway in June since evenings lows in Kilkenny dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf
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St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Park ©
Jerpoint Park

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Trim Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry) and Glendalough Cathedral (in Vale of Glendalough). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michan's Church, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, and make a trip to Merrion Square.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin attractions planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kilkenny in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dublin, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Trim Castle, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Glendalough Cathedral
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
You've now added Giant's Causeway to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at SS Nomadic, then contemplate the long history of Scrabo Tower, then steep yourself in history at Mount Stewart, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Dundrum Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Belfast vacation builder.

You can drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Liverpool.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Newtownards, Giant's Causeway, Dundrum Castle
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Scrabo Tower ©
Scrabo Tower
Mount Stewart ©
Mount Stewart
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway

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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get a taste of local nightlife at The Cavern Club, then walk around Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home, then contemplate the long history of Speke Hall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at River Dee.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool online holiday planner.

You can fly from Belfast to Liverpool in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens, River Dee, Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary
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Speke Hall ©
Speke Hall
Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens ©
Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Loch Ness, Distillery Tours, WOW Scotland Tours, and other attractions you added. On the 6th (Thu), gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, then see the interesting displays at ShipSpace, and finally learn insider's secrets on WOW Scotland Tours.

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Getting from Liverpool to Inverness by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Liverpool in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Inverness, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Loch Ness, Clava Cairns, Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, Culloden Battlefield
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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then stroll around Holyrood Park, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh road trip planning site.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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