Two-Week Ireland Road Trip from Dingle to Killarney, Kilkenny, Dublin, Galway, and Limerick

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15 days & 14 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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14 nights included
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Escape the ordinary with this exciting 15-day road trip through Ireland that promises to leave you speechless. With this exciting adventure, you will have the chance to explore the diverse landscapes and local cultures of Dingle, Killarney, Kilkenny, The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, Cahir, Enniskerry, Dundrum, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Galway, The Municipal District of Trim, Bunratty, Kinvarra, and Limerick. Pack your bags, hit the road, and prepare for an unforgettable journey where every moment becomes a lasting story.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Ireland takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Dingle, 1 night in Killarney, 1 night in Kilkenny, 4 nights in Dublin, 5 nights in Galway, and 1 night in Limerick. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Ireland. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Dingle, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Ireland on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Ireland. Phoenix Park and Cliffs of Moher are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Dingle, Killarney, Kilkenny, The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, Cahir, Enniskerry, Dundrum, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Galway, The Municipal District of Trim, Bunratty, Kinvarra, and Limerick, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Ireland. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Ireland.

Throughout your road trip in Ireland, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Ireland.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Ireland fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Ireland today!

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Hotel, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Limerick -  in IrelandLimerick / 1 night
Photo of beautiful landscape of Killarney, a city of Ireland.Killarney / 1 night
Galway - city in IrelandGalway / 5 nights
Photo of aerial view of Dun Laoghaire Pier ,Dublin, Ireland.Dún Laoghaire
Photo of River Nore in Kilkenny in Ireland by Taylor Floyd MewsKilkenny / 1 night
Aerial view of Dublin city center at sunset with River Liffey and Samuel Beckett bridge in the middle. Bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava.Dublin / 4 nights
Dingle / 2 nights

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Attractions

Photo of Phoenix park with a beautiful view, Dublin, Ireland.Phoenix Park
Photo of amazing Cliffs of Moher at sunset in Ireland, County Clare.Cliffs of Moher
St Stephen's GreenSt Stephen's Green
Dublin CastleDublin Castle
Photo of the entrance to Dublin Zoo in the Phoenix park, Dublin. Opened in 1831 it covers an area of 28 hectares in the heart of Dublin City.Dublin Zoo
Photo of the St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland.St Patrick's Cathedral
Photo of Guinness Storehouse, Popular Tourist Attraction in Dublin, Ireland.Guinness Storehouse
Photo of Greenhouse in The National Botanic Garden in Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland.National Botanic Gardens
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Pollacappul, Rinvyle ED, Conamara Municipal District, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandKylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Photo of Ruins of the medieval old huge cathedral among tombstones on Rock of Cashel, Ireland.Rock of Cashel
Photo of view of famous illuminated Ha Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland at sunset.Ha'penny Bridge
Photo of fountain depicting Galway Hookers in Eyre Square with Browne doorway in background in Galway, Ireland.Eyre Square
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Bunratty East, Drumline ED, Shannon Municipal District, County Clare, Munster, IrelandBunratty Castle & Folk Park
Photo of the Book of Kells exhibition at the library of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.Book of Kells
Photo of exterior view of the National Museum of Ireland .National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
Killarney National Park, Glenna, Muckross ED, Killarney Municipal District, County Kerry, Munster, IrelandKillarney National Park
Molly Malone StatueMolly Malone Statue
Kilkenny CastleKilkenny Castle
Kilkenny Castle. Historic landmark in the town of Kilkenny in Ireland.Kilkenny Castle Park
Powerscourt House & Gardens, Powerscourt Demesne, Enniskerry ED, The Municipal District of Bray, County Wicklow, Leinster, IrelandPowerscourt House & Gardens
Photo of Muckross House and gardens in National Park Killarney, Ireland.Muckross House
Photo of beautiful Christ Church in the city center, Dublin.Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Photo of Marlay Park, Marlay House and farmer's market, Dublin, Ireland.Marlay Park
Wicklow Mountains National Park, Ballinastoe, Calary ED, The Municipal District of Wicklow, County Wicklow, Leinster, IrelandWicklow Mountains National Park
photo of view ofRoss Castle is a 15th-century tower house in County Kerry, Ireland.Ross Castle
Photo of view from Torc Mountain, Ireland.Torc Mountain
Majestic water cascade of Powerscourt Waterfall, the highest waterfall in Ireland. Famous tourist atractions in co. Wicklow, Ireland.Powerscourt Waterfall
photo of Trim Castle .
Connemara National Park, Addergoole, Ballynakill ED, Conamara Municipal District, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandConnemara National Park
Irish Whiskey Museum, Royal Exchange A ED, Dublin, Dublin 2, County Dublin, Leinster, IrelandIrish Whiskey Museum
photo of A southeast view of Synod Hall, Dublin, Irland.Dublinia
Spanish ArchSpanish Arch
photo of King Johns Castle Limerick City .King John's Castle
photo of Cahir castle in county Tipperary, Ireland .Cahir Castle
Dunguaire CastleDunguaire Castle
photo of view of Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway, Ireland.Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway
photo of Hill of Tara with blue sky, Ireland .Hill of Tara
Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland, Lenaboy, Salthill, Galway City, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandGalway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland
Killiney Hill Park, Scalpwilliam, Killiney ED, Dalkey Hill ED, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, County Dublin, Leinster, IrelandKilliney Hill Park
photo of view of Aillwee Cave, Ballycahill, Irland.Aillwee Cave
photo of Poulnabrone dolmen .Poulnabrone dolmen
Conor Pass
Walled Victorian Garden
photo of Galway City Museum Galway, Irland.Galway City Museum
Cathedral Church of St Canice & Round Tower, Gardens, Kilkenny No.1 Urban, The Municipal District of Kilkenny City, County Kilkenny, Leinster, IrelandCathedral Church of St Canice & Round Tower
photo of Muckross Abbey in county kerry, Ireland .Muckross Abbey
Great Escape Rooms, Townparks, St Nicholas, Galway City, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandGreat Escape Rooms
photo of view of Beautiful nature scenery of small river stream with rocks and leaves at Barna woods in Galway, Ireland.Barna Woods
photo of hunt museum Limerick IrlandHunt Museum
The Latin Quarter, Townparks, Eyre Square, Galway City, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandThe Latin Quarter
St. Mary's Cathedral, Englishtown, John's B, The Metropolitan District of Limerick City, County Limerick, Munster, IrelandSaint Mary's Cathedral
Cappagh Park, Lenabower, Barna, Galway City, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandCappagh Park
Open The Door Escape Room, Townparks, Eyre Square, Galway City, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandOpen The Door Escape Room
photo of Aerial view on Salmon Weir Bridge over river Corrib, Cloudy sky, Galway city, Ireland .Salmon Weir Bridge
Dingle Lighthouse (Teach Solais an Daingin)

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Day 1

Day 1 – Dingle - arrival day

  • Dingle - Arrival day
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  • Dingle Lighthouse (Teach Solais an Daingin)
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Your road trip adventure in Ireland begins as soon as you reach Dingle and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Dingle for 1 night and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the region.

Dingle is a beautiful region with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Find your way to your hotel in Dingle. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Ireland. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Dingle. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at PF McCarthy's Bar & Restaurant. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Dingle boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 979 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Dingle is Sammy's. It has garnered a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 858 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Davitt's Kenmare, in Dingle. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 668 satisfied customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Dingle. O Donnabhain's is a fantastic option, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 728 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, don't forget to check out Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,272 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Bunkers Bar and Restaurant. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 910 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 15-day road trip in Ireland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Killarney

  • Killarney
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Drive 102 km, 2 hours 51 min

  • Ross Castle
  • Killarney National Park
  • Torc Mountain
  • Muckross House
  • Muckross Abbey
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On day 2 of your road trip in Ireland, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Killarney and Killarney. In the evening, you’ll end up in Killarney, where you will stay for 1 night.

When you’ve had your share of Dingle, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Killarney. Your travel time is around 1 hour 10 min.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Killarney, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the region.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Killarney.

Make sure to reserve a table at Cronins Restaurant, an iconic dining spot in Killarney. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 950 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Celtic Whiskey Bar & Larder while in Killarney. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, treasured by 766 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Bricín Restaurant and Boxty House, a favorite in Killarney. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 626 discerning guests.

If you’re up for getting a drink after dinner, John M. Reidy is a great place to go. Around 2,292 customers have rated this popular bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Murphys Bar, Restaurant & Townhouse Killarney has an atmosphere and drink selection that guests especially enjoy. Murphys Bar, Restaurant & Townhouse Killarney has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,665 reviews and is considered one of the best you can experience in the region.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is The Laurels Pub & Restaurant. If this is where the night will take you, you’re in for a fun time in Killarney. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,544 customers.

Head back to your accommodation in Killarney and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Ireland!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Kilkenny

  • Kilkenny
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Drive 214 km, 3 hours 32 min

  • Cahir Castle
  • Rock of Cashel
  • Cathedral Church of St Canice & Round Tower
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • Kilkenny Castle Park
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 3 of your road trip in Ireland, where you’ll be making 4 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Kilkenny, The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, Cahir, and Kilkenny. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Kilkenny. Kilkenny will be your home away from home for 1 night.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Killarney, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Cahir may take around 1 hour 53 min. Upon your arrival in Cahir, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Drop by the renowned Cahir Castle. This popular castle has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,042 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Cahir to The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel may take around 17 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Rock of Cashel. This castle is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,510 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Kilkenny, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Kilkenny. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the town, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Petronella Restaurant. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Kilkenny boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 640 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Kilkenny is Butcher Restaurant. It has garnered a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 563 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant, in Kilkenny. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,409 satisfied customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the town, Tynans Bridge House Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 509 reviews and guarantees you a great time.

If you want to continue your night somewhere else, head to a popular bar like Kytelers Inn. This bar is a local favorite, with great drinks, lovely service, and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,411 customers.

The options in Kilkenny don’t end there, you could also spend some time at the excellent Paris Texas Bar and Restaurant. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,225 customers, this bar is one of the best places to relax after a long, adventure-filled day.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Ireland.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Wicklow, The Municipal District of Bray, and Dublin

  • Dublin
  • Dún Laoghaire
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Drive 190 km, 3 hours 25 min

  • Wicklow Mountains National Park
  • Powerscourt Waterfall
  • Powerscourt House & Gardens
  • Killiney Hill Park
  • Marlay Park
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Dive into day 4 of your remarkable road trip in Ireland. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Enniskerry, Wicklow, The Municipal District of Bray, Dundrum, Dún Laoghaire, and Dublin, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Dublin. You’ll stay here for 4 nights.

Journey into the unknown at Powerscourt House & Gardens, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,458 reviews.

Set your GPS to Dún Laoghaire and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 20 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Dún Laoghaire beckons with new experiences!

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Killiney Hill Park. Previous visitors have rated this park an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 4,347 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Dublin. This car ride takes around 28 min.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Dublin. Dublin offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As you explore more of Dublin, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Discover an unparalleled culinary experience at Bastible, a restaurant perfect to visit if you’re craving culinary excellence. This 1-star Michelin restaurant has a diverse and enticing menu selection, which includes its delicious and signature modern meals.

Indulge in the exquisite flavors at a 2-star Michelin restaurant in Dublin, Patrick Guilbaud. At this Bib Gourmand awardee, savor a combination of exceptional flavors with a memorable dining experience. This renowned restaurant’s meal selection includes its signature modern french dishes, which are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Another culinary gem in Dublin you shouldn’t miss is Chapter One by Mickael Viljanen. Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious 2-star Michelin rating. Delivering a food experience like no other, this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s modern menu and exceptional service make it a must-visit destination for those seeking exceptional dining in the area.

The Temple Bar Pub is a great bar to relax after a busy day. About 25,491 customers have given this spot an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, making it one of the most popular bars in the area.

Another bar in Dublin we recommend is The Brazen Head, an excellent place to meet new friends. This bar offers customers plenty of snack and drink options and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 11,980 customers.

The Church Café, Late Bar & Restaurant is also one of the best places to go to unwind and chat with locals. Over 10,779 bar-goers have rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Ireland.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Dublin

  • Dublin
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Drive 4 km, 36 min

  • Ha'penny Bridge
  • Molly Malone Statue
  • Irish Whiskey Museum
  • Book of Kells
  • National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
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Day 5 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Dublin has to offer. Cherish the 3 nights you have left in Dublin by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Dublin has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Dublin offers and add your favorites to your Ireland travel package below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Dublin. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at The Vintage Kitchen. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Dublin boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 911 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Dublin is Chapter One Restaurant. It has garnered a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 849 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Mr Fox, in Dublin. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 690 satisfied customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, an awesome bar you can go to is Porterhouse Temple Bar. This place has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,884 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Light House Cinema. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,744 customers.

The Old Storehouse Bar and Restaurant is another great place where you can celebrate your adventures in Dublin. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,719 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Ireland!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Dublin

  • Dublin
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Drive 16 km, 1 hour 4 min

  • Phoenix Park
  • Dublin Zoo
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
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Day 6 of your road trip across Ireland promises a magnificent time exploring Dublin. You have 2 nights left in Dublin. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Your discoveries in Dublin do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Dublin on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Dublin.

Reserve your spot at The Stags Head, a popular local restaurant in Dublin. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,691 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience The Celt during your stay in Dublin. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,507 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of O'Donoghues Bar, a popular local gem in Dublin. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,110 satisfied guests.

After dinner, stop by one of the best bars in Dublin. The Bank on College Green often offers travelers and locals alike a great time. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,043 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at Café en Seine. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,282 customers.

Murray’s Pub is another top-rated bar in the city. This place enjoys an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,882 customers.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Ireland.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Dublin

  • Dublin
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Drive 11 km, 1 hour 3 min

  • National Botanic Gardens
  • Dublinia
  • Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
  • Dublin Castle
  • St Stephen's Green
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Day 7 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Dublin for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Ireland is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Dublin's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Lemon Jelly Cafe. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Dublin has received a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from around 4,104 happy diners.

After dinner, visit The Palace Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Dublin. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,824 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Merchant's Arch. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,988 customers.

Head back to your accommodation in Dublin and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Ireland!

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Day 8

Day 8 – The Municipal District of Ashbourne and Galway

  • Galway
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Drive 235 km, 3 hours 12 min

  • Hill of Tara
  • Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway
  • Salmon Weir Bridge
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On day 8 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Ireland, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Galway, The Municipal District of Trim, The Municipal District of Ashbourne, and Galway. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Galway, where you’ll be staying for 5 nights.

Take the opportunity to see Trim Castle. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,117 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to The Municipal District of Trim and set your GPS to Galway. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 59 min. Upon reaching Galway, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Galway, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Galway's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Book a table at Hooked, a famous dining establishment in Galway. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,796 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Galway is O'Connell's Bar Galway, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.7 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 1,659 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Galway’s Kai Restaurant for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,177 satisfied diners.

After dinner, visit Tigh Chóilí for a drink or two. This bar serves plenty of food and drink options and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,662 customers.

You can also enjoy your night at Caribou. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 979 customers, it's safe to say that Caribou promises an unforgettable bar experience.

Alternatively, locals recommend A Púcán. This bar, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,188 customers, is a great place to meet new friends.

Say good night to Galway and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Ireland!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Galway

  • Galway
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Drive 1 km, 22 min

  • The Latin Quarter
  • Spanish Arch
  • Galway City Museum
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On day 9 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Galway. You’ll stay in Galway for 4 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

As you explore more of Galway, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Reserve a table at Ard Bia at Nimmos, a renowned restaurant in Galway. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,099 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at The Quay Street Kitchen while in Galway. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 1,029 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Galway at Esquires - The Organic Coffee Co (Eyre Square), a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,000 customers.

After dinner, visit The Front Door Pub to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Galway, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,692 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like The Skeff Bar. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. The Skeff Bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,056 customers.

The Quays Bar and Restaurant is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,514 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Galway

  • Galway
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Drive 1 km, 15 min

  • Great Escape Rooms
  • Eyre Square
  • Open The Door Escape Room
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Day 10 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Galway has to offer. Cherish the 3 nights you have left in Galway by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Galway, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Galway below.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Galway's best restaurants.

Don't forget to book a table at Scotty's Burgers & Wings, Galway, Ireland. , a well-known eatery in Galway. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 616 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit OSTERIA da Simone : Italian restaurant & pizzeria while exploring Galway. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 588 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Zappis Restaurant, a popular restaurant in Galway. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 505 discerning diners.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in Galway. O'Connor's Famous Pub is a popular option, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,806 customers.

Continue your evening at The Dáil Bar Galway. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,040 customers.

Monroe's Tavern is another place you could check out tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,993 customers.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Ireland and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Galway

  • Galway
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Drive 15 km, 52 min

  • Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland
  • Barna Woods
  • Cappagh Park
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Day 11 of your road trip across Ireland promises a magnificent time exploring Galway. You have 2 nights left in Galway. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Galway. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Plan ahead and secure a table at The Kings Head Bistro, an acclaimed dining establishment in Galway. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 3,233 satisfied guests.

Tigh Neachtain is one of the best bars in Galway and the perfect place for a celebratory drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,561 customers.

You may also want to check out Brasserie On The Corner, offering great drinks and a fantastic atmosphere. Brasserie On The Corner is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,337 customers.

A third bar where you could have a great time tonight is Taaffes Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,455 customers.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Ireland.

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Day 12

Day 12 – Galway

  • Galway
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Drive 161 km, 2 hours 48 min

  • Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
  • Walled Victorian Garden
  • Connemara National Park
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Day 12 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Galway for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Galway on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Galway.

1520 Bar is a fantastic bar many locals in Galway recognize. This popular bar is an excellent place to unwind after a busy day and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,375 customers.

You can also enjoy a few drinks and some snacks at The Crane Bar, another popular bar in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,098 customers.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Ireland!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Limerick

  • Limerick
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Drive 169 km, 3 hours 6 min

  • Dunguaire Castle
  • Aillwee Cave
  • Poulnabrone dolmen
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 13 of your road trip in Ireland. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 4 vibrant destinations - Bunratty, Kinvarra, and Limerick. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Limerick. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Kinvarra. This car ride takes around 32 min.

Make Bunratty Castle & Folk Park your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 12,442 reviews.

After soaking in Bunratty’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Limerick. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 16 min. When you arrive in Limerick, it's time to take a break from the road.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Limerick, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Limerick's best restaurants.

Plan ahead and secure a table at The Locke Bar, an acclaimed dining establishment in Limerick. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,798 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Texas Steakout while experiencing the best of Limerick. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 2,450 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Nancy Blakes, an elegant culinary destination in Limerick. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,535 previous guests.

Marco Polo is one of the best bars in Limerick and the perfect place for a celebratory drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,242 customers.

You may also want to check out The Old Quarter GastroPub, offering great drinks and a fantastic atmosphere. The Old Quarter GastroPub is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,238 customers.

A third bar where you could have a great time tonight is The Curragower | Limerick. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 874 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Ireland!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Dingle

  • Limerick
  • Dingle
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Drive 150 km, 2 hours 31 min

  • Hunt Museum
  • Saint Mary's Cathedral
  • King John's Castle
  • More

On day 14 of your road trip in Ireland, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Limerick and Dingle. In the evening, you’ll end up in Dingle, where you will stay for 1 night.

Kick off the day at Hunt Museum, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This art museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,090 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Saint Mary's Cathedral. Saint Mary's Cathedral is a church with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,025 reviews.

King John's Castle is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This castle is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,634 visitors.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Limerick, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Dingle. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 13 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Dingle. Dingle offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Dingle.

Reserve a table at Maison Gourmet, a renowned restaurant in Dingle. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 588 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at The Strawberry Field while in Dingle. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 492 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Dingle at Jacks' Coastguard Restaurant, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 474 customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to The Junction Bar. Around 401 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Locals of Limerick also enjoy the drinks at The Anvil Bar & Restaurant. This place is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 436 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is Kenmare Brewhouse. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 367 customers.

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Day 15

Day 15 – Dingle - departure day

  • Dingle - Departure day
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  • Conor Pass
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Day 15 of your road trip in Ireland is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Dingle before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Make the most of your final day in Ireland by visiting Dingle’s iconic markets and shopping establishments. Your stay’s proximity to the region’s retail haven invites an unhurried and unforgettable exploration of its variety of stores and establishments.

Secure the perfect souvenirs for your family and friends back home or buy yourself a remembrance of your amazing experience in Ireland.

Before you conclude your road trip in Ireland, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Dingle.

You’ll then say farewell to Dingle. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Ireland!

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