14 days in Ireland, Edinburgh & Inverness Itinerary

14 days in Ireland, Edinburgh & Inverness Itinerary

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1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
5
Dingle, Ireland
— 1 night
6
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights

3
nights
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, walk around St Stephens Green, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin travel itinerary planner.

Columbus, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbus to Dublin is 5 hours. In May, Dublin is a bit cooler than Columbus - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planning tool.

Getting from Dublin to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, thenstep into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, thenstep into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Inverness sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Clava Cairns, Cawdor Castle
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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness

1
night
Liscannor, Ireland

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. Cliffs of Moher has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, stop by Moher Cottage, thencontemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Liscannor trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Inverness to Liscannor in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, Lahinch Beach
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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night
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, and then cruise along Slea Head Drive.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dingle travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, and then take in the exciting artwork at Peter Cox Photography Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, and finally appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Killarney travel planner.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Killarney, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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