16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Buncrana
— 2 nights
2
Downings
— 1 night
3
Bundoran
— 2 nights
4
Castlebar
— 2 nights
5
Galway
— 3 nights
6
Doolin
— 2 nights
7
Killarney
— 3 nights

2
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. You've now added Fanad Head Lighthouse to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Malin Head, contemplate the long history of Doagh Famine village, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Glenevin Waterfall.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Buncrana travel planning app.

Belfast, UK to Buncrana is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Downings.

Things to do in Buncrana

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

County Donegal, Glenevin Waterfall
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Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Glenevin Waterfall ©
Glenevin Waterfall
Malin Head ©
Malin Head

1
night
Downings

Downings ©
Downings or Downies is a Gaeltacht village and townland on the Rosguill peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland.NameAs the village is in a Gaeltacht district, its official name is the Irish Na Dúnaibh. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glenveagh Castle as well as Horn Head.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Downings trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Buncrana to Downings in 1.5 hours. August in Downings sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bundoran.

Things to do in Downings

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Horn Head, Glenveagh Castle
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Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Horn Head ©
Horn Head

2
nights
Bundoran

Bundoran ©
Bundoran is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. You've now added Slieve League to your itinerary. On the 18th (Tue), get great views at Slieve League. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Fairy Bridges and then explore the striking landscape at Aughross Cliffs.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bundoran trip planner.

You can drive from Downings to Bundoran in 2 hours. August in Bundoran sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Castlebar.

Things to do in Bundoran

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Slieve League
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Fairy Bridges ©
Fairy Bridges

2
nights
Castlebar

Castlebar ©
Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Atlantic Drive on Achill Island as well as Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): trek along Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and then explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Castlebar road trip planner.

You can drive from Bundoran to Castlebar in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Castlebar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
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Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

3
nights
Galway

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The King's Head, Galway Cathedral and Micil Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Micil Distillery.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Galway trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Castlebar to Galway in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Galway can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Doolin on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Nightlife Breweries & Distilleries
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Micil Distillery ©
Micil Distillery
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral

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Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Aillwee Cave has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): Head underground at Aillwee Cave. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Cliffs of Moher and then stroll through Hag's Head.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Doolin trip site.

Drive from Galway to Doolin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Killarney.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Liscannor, Aillwee Cave
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore hidden gems such as Torc Mountain Walk and Lough Leane. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Cathedral, admire the verdant scenery at The Black Valley, take in nature's colorful creations at Killarney House Gardens, and try to win big at Killarney Races.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Killarney trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Doolin to Killarney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Killarney are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
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Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Killarney House Gardens ©
Killarney House Gardens

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