20 days in Ireland Itinerary

20 days in Ireland Itinerary

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20 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Limerick
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Cork
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: London

4
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., walk around Phoenix Park, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
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: Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center (in New Ross), Waterford (Reginald's Tower, BEBHINN, &more) and The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy). The adventure continues: stroll around Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, examine the collection at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny tour itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kilkenny when traveling from Dublin in April, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Waterford, Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, Mayfield Birds of Prey
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

3
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liscannor: Bishop's Quarter (in Ballyvaughan), Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). The adventure continues: get great views at Cliffs of Moher, explore the activities along Doughmore Bay, walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and head outdoors with Wild Kitchen.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip site.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Liscannor are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Wild Kitchen, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, Doughmore Bay, Bishop's Quarter
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

1
night
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
On the 22nd (Wed), look for gifts at The Lawrence Collection, then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and then experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Limerick trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Liscannor to Limerick by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Limerick can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bunratty, Castlefergus Equestrian
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Lawrence Collection ©
The Lawrence Collection

3
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 Slea Head Drive, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and trek along The Dingle Way.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle holiday planner.

You can drive from Limerick to Dingle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Ring of Beara (in Kenmare) and Beara Way (in Glengarriff). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, contemplate the long history of Muckross House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church.

Discover how to plan a Killarney trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Beara Way
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Climbing Tours
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, then look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, and finally admire the natural beauty at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Cobh Golf Club, then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and then steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cork tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Cork sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Kinsale, Cobh
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal

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