This 30-day road trip will leave an indelible mark, making your journey through Ireland an unforgettable memory you'll take with you always.

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure as we guide you through a meticulously crafted month-long road trip across the enchanting landscapes of Ireland. This immersive itinerary seamlessly weaves together the rich historical tapestry, luxurious indulgences, and exquisite fine dining experiences that Ireland has to offer.

From the bustling streets of Dublin to the rugged beauty of the Antrim Coast, this journey promises an exploration of not just the picturesque landscapes but also the heart and soul of Irish culture.

Day 1-4: Dublin

The Capital City

Trinity College Dublin.

Trinity College Dublin.

Explore Dublin's rich history, vibrant culture, and modern amenities.

  • Visit Trinity College and the Book of Kells.
  • Explore Dublin Castle and St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  • Wander through Temple Bar for lively pubs and cultural experiences.
  • Fine dining experience at Michelin-starred restaurants like Chapter One.

Day 5-7: Kilkenny

Medieval Charm

Kilkenny Castle.

Kilkenny Castle.

Discover the medieval charm of Kilkenny, known for its well-preserved castle and historic streets.

  • Visit Kilkenny Castle and its beautiful gardens.
  • Explore the Medieval Mile, including St. Canice's Cathedral.
  • Enjoy a luxury stay at Lyrath Estate Hotel.
  • Dine at Zuni Restaurant for a blend of modern and traditional Irish cuisine.

Day 8-10: Cork

Rebel City and Coastal Beauty

Fota Island, off Cork.

Fota Island, off Cork.

Experience the vibrant city of Cork and the stunning landscapes of County Cork.

  • Visit Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarney Stone.
  • Explore the English Market in Cork for fresh produce and artisanal goods.
  • Take a scenic drive along the Ring of Kerry.
  • Stay at the Fota Island Resort for luxury accommodations.
  • Enjoy a meal at the renowned Greene's Restaurant in Cork.

Day 11-14: Killarney

Nature and National Parks

Killarney National Park.

Killarney National Park.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Killarney, surrounded by mountains and lakes.

  • Explore Killarney National Park and its iconic Muckross House.
  • Take a jaunting car ride through the Gap of Dunloe.
  • Stay at The Europe Hotel & Resort for breathtaking lake views.
  • Savor a meal at the award-winning Rozzers Restaurant.

Day 15-18: Galway

Cultural Hub and Coastal Delight

Take a trip to the Cliffs of Moher.

Take a trip to the Cliffs of Moher.

Discover Galway's artsy vibe, historic streets, and nearby natural wonders.

  • Stroll through Galway's Latin Quarter and Eyre Square.
  • Day trip to the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren.
  • Enjoy a luxury stay at G Hotel.
  • Dine at Aniar Restaurant for a Michelin-starred experience.

Day 19-21: Westport

Quaint Town and Outdoor Adventures

Croagh Patrick, outside Westport, in Mayo.

Croagh Patrick, outside Westport, in Mayo.

Experience the charm of Westport and explore the rugged beauty of Connemara.

  • Climb Croagh Patrick for panoramic views.
  • Explore Westport House and Gardens.
  • Stay at Ashford Castle for an opulent experience.
  • Indulge in fine dining at Wilde's Restaurant.

Day 22-24: Derry

Historic Walls and Cultural Heritage

Derry's Peace Bridge.

Derry's Peace Bridge.

Cross the border into Northern Ireland and explore the historic city of Derry.

  • Walk the city walls of Derry.
  • Visit the Museum of Free Derry to learn about the Troubles.
  • Stay at the Bishop's Gate Hotel.
  • Dine at Browns in Town for a taste of local cuisine.

Day 25-28: Belfast

Titanic History and Urban Delights

Titanic Belfast.

Titanic Belfast.

Explore the capital of Northern Ireland, rich in history and cultural attractions.

  • Visit Titanic Belfast and the SS Nomadic.
  • Explore the Belfast Cathedral Quarter.
  • Stay at the Merchant Hotel for a luxurious experience.
  • Enjoy fine dining at Deanes EIPIC.

Day 29-30: Antrim Coast

Stunning Landscapes and Final Exploration

Carrick-a-Rede Bridge, Antrim.

Carrick-a-Rede Bridge, Antrim.

End your trip with the breathtaking scenery of the Antrim Coast.

  • Visit Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
  • Explore Dunluce Castle.
  • Stay at the Bushmills Inn for a cozy and historic stay.
  • Savor a farewell dinner at The Old Bushmills Distillery.

Travel Tips:

Rent a Car

Ireland's beauty is best explored by car, providing flexibility and access to remote areas.

Pack for All-weather

Ireland's weather can be unpredictable, so pack layers and waterproof clothing.


Euro is the currency used in Ireland.

Road Etiquette

Drive on the left side of the road, and be cautious on narrow country roads.

Connect with Locals

Irish people are friendly and love to share their culture. Strike up conversations in pubs or local shops.

Adding Extra Value

Cooking Class

Take a traditional Irish cooking class to learn about and savor local flavors.

Live Music

Attend a live traditional music session in a local pub for an authentic experience.

Guided Tours

Consider hiring local guides for specific attractions or historical sites to gain in-depth knowledge.

Stay in Unique Accommodations

Opt for a mix of luxury hotels, cozy bed and breakfasts, and even a castle stay for a varied experience.

This comprehensive month-long road trip will provide you with a deep understanding of Ireland's history, diverse landscapes, and rich cultural heritage while indulging in luxury accommodations and fine dining along the way.

As your month-long sojourn through Ireland concludes, you'll carry with you not just memories of stunning landscapes and luxurious accommodations but also a profound understanding of Ireland's history and cultural heritage. From the medieval charm of Kilkenny to the vibrant streets of Belfast, each destination has contributed a unique chapter to your Irish adventure. 

Slán go fóill! (Goodbye for now!)