11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Khartoum
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Achill Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Belmullet
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Ballyliffin
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Khartoum

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The International Bar. You'll explore and learn at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hore Abbey and Jerpoint Park. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Black Abbey (in Kilkenny), The Mill at Avoca Village (in Avoca) and Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe). Next up on the itinerary: get lost in a book at National Library of Ireland, take in the views from Samuel Beckett Bridge, admire the striking features of Royal Hospital Kilmainham, and appreciate the history behind Triumphal Arch.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dublin driving holiday planner.

Khartoum, Sudan to Dublin is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Khartoum to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Khartoum in December, expect Dublin to be colder, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Kilkenny, The Mill at Avoca Village, Curracloe Beach, Hore Abbey
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The Mill at Avoca Village ©
The Mill at Avoca Village
Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin ©
Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Point Beach, trek along Hag's Head, stop by Moher Cottage, thenadmire the natural beauty at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Liscannor trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Spanish Point Beach
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Spanish Point Beach ©
Spanish Point Beach
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head
Moher Cottage ©
Moher Cottage

1
night
Achill Island

Achill Island ©
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Mulranny Strand, get engrossed in the history at Achill Heritage Centre, take in the awesome beauty at Minaun, thenkick back and relax at Dugort Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at The Yellow Lady Design Centre.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Achill Island road trip app.

You can drive from Liscannor to Achill Island in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Liscannor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Achill Island, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Belmullet.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mulranny Strand
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Mulranny Strand ©
Mulranny Strand
Achill Heritage Centre ©
Achill Heritage Centre

1
night
Belmullet

Belmullet ©
Belmullet or Béal an Mhuirthead is a coastal Gaeltacht town with a population of around 1,000 on the Mullet Peninsula in the barony of Erris, County Mayo, Ireland. On the 31st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre, thentake in panoramic vistas at Dun na mBo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Cross Beach Loop Walk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Deirbhle's Church.

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Drive from Achill Island to Belmullet in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Ballyliffin.

Things to do in Belmullet

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre
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Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre ©
Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk
Saint Deirbhle's Church ©
Saint Deirbhle's Church

3
nights
Ballyliffin

Ballyliffin ©
Ballyliffin is a small village located in the North Western tip of Inishowen, County Donegal, Ireland.The surrounding landscape includes Pollan Strand, Binion hill and Crockaughrim hill.HistoryLocal history of the area is covered in Charles McGlinchey's publication, ‘The Last of the Name’. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Five Fingers Strand, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Culdaff Beach, thendon't miss a visit to Shroove Lighthouse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wee House at Malin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Pollan Beach, thentake in the exciting artwork at Mary Crowley Artist's Studio and Gallery, thenkick back and relax at Portsalon Beach, and finally take in the views from Harry Blaney Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ballyliffin trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Belmullet to Ballyliffin takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ballyliffin

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shroove Lighthouse, Portsalon Beach, Culdaff Beach, Wee House at Malin, Harry Blaney Bridge
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Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Portsalon Beach ©
Portsalon Beach
Wee House at Malin ©
Wee House at Malin

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