Ireland 11-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 8 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Ireland.
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Along the trail in Kerry
Map of Ring of Kerry Self-Guided Hike - 11 Days
Ring of Kerry Self-Guided Hike - 11 Days

Hike the Ring of Kerry at your own pace on this 11-day self-guided itinerary. The iconic Ring route is a loop of the Iveragh Peninsula on Europe's westerly edge. With the Atlantic and mountains ever-present, you'll follow the trail between some of Ireland's most charming towns and beauty spots, like Kenmare Bay, Caherdaniel, and Glencar. The start and end point of Killarney is easy to reach from a host of airports in Ireland.

Killarney National Park
Map of Irish Traditions Self-Drive Road Trip - 11 Days
Irish Traditions Self-Drive Road Trip - 11 Days

With empty roads and a landscape of spectacular cliffs, windswept castles, and dreamy pastures, Ireland is made for driving. A warm welcome awaits in the cozy towns and villages, including Doolin, the country's traditional music capital. It's easy to get around on your own, so set off in a rental car to create your own adventure on this 11-day itinerary. You'll start and end in Dublin, driving clockwise for a stretch on the Wild Atlantic Way, learning about Ireland's fascinating history and traditions as you go.

Hike through the wilds of Glenveagh National Park
Map of Northern & East Ireland Road Trip & Hike - 11 Days
Northern & East Ireland Road Trip & Hike - 11 Days

Adventure, history, and nature await on this 11-day itinerary covering Ireland's eastern coast into Northern Ireland. Start your journey with a road trip from Dublin to Londonderry / Derry, stopping at places like Cooley Peninsula and Belfast. The second part of the trip is all about hiking, so lace up your walking shoes and immerse yourself in the verdant and breathtaking natural beauty of the Wicklow Mountains.

Colorful Dingle High Street
Map of Ireland's Food &  Culture - 11 Days
Ireland's Food & Culture - 11 Days

Fresh farm produce, seafood plucked straight from the Atlantic, and generations-old baking recipes—Irish cuisine is nourishing and comforting in equal measure. On this 11-day self-drive tour, you'll spend each night in a different location, focusing on the knockout food scenes of the southwest and west coast. Browse local markets, dine in a Michelin-starred pub, and tour culinary hotspots such as Galway (which regularly tops lists of foodie destinations) and Ireland's "gourmet capital" of Kinsale.

The path from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher
Map of Heart of Ireland Road Trip: Dublin, Clifden, Doolin & Killarney - 11 Days
Heart of Ireland Road Trip: Dublin, Clifden, Doolin & Killarney - 11 Days

Discover some of Ireland's most iconic natural landscapes on this unforgettable 11-day road trip. Starting in the capital of Dublin, you'll strike out toward the west coast to admire the beaches, castles, and villages of Connemara and County Clare, then hop on a ferry to the remote Aran Islands. Your trip winds down in Killarney with kayaking and cycling around the national park, before circling back to Dublin for a final night on the town.

Sunset over the Claddagh in Galway
Map of Adventure in Southern Ireland: Dublin, Cork, Killarney & Galway - 11 Days
Adventure in Southern Ireland: Dublin, Cork, Killarney & Galway - 11 Days

On this 11-day journey through southern Ireland, you'll eat, drink, and travel like a local. In Dublin, you'll see highlight landmarks on walking tours plus imbibe at the famous Jameson Distillery and Guinness Storehouse. Then hit the road and enjoy the stunning scenery of counties Cork, Kerry, and Galway as you take boat trips, visit the Cliffs of Moher, embark on nature hikes, tour historic villages, and much more.

Mullaghmore, County Sligo
Map of Ireland's Heritage & Legends - 11 Days
Ireland's Heritage & Legends - 11 Days

Starting from Dublin, this itinerary takes you on an anti-clockwise self-drive adventure around the Emerald Isle. Delve into history and folklore as you explore Ireland's dramatic landscape over 11 days. The trip includes guided tours of Boyne Valley's ancient sacred sites, "haunted" Leap Castle, and a walk around Dublin's Medieval Quarter. On the west coast, you'll discover the enchanting setting that inspired the poetry of WB Yeats.

Kick off the trip in Northern Ireland as you drive along the scenic Antrim Coast
Map of Irish Self-Drive Adventure: Belfast to Dublin - 11 Days
Irish Self-Drive Adventure: Belfast to Dublin - 11 Days

Explore the cities, coast, villages, and countryside of Ireland's north on this active 11-day adventure. It begins in Belfast with city tours, followed by a road trip to highlights like the Antrim Coast, Giant's Causeway, and Glenveigh National Park. After sampling fine Irish whiskeys at the Bushmills Distillery, you'll visit castles and hill forts on your way to colorful Galway, eventually finishing the trip on the wild streets of Dublin.

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