I’ve been to Ireland twice and had the opportunity to explore different parts of the country. This Ireland 7-day itinerary combines my experiences from both trips, to give you the ultimate itinerary for an awesome Ireland road trip. From the colourful and bustling cities of Galway and Dublin, to the natural beauty of the Cliffs …
I’ve been to Ireland twice and have had a very fun trip on both occasions. Once for a party weekend in Dublin with my best friends, and the second time for a travel conference, followed by a bit of an Ireland road trip.
I love the friendly people, lively atmosphere, beautiful natural landscapes and cute towns. I’ll admit I’m also a sucker for Irish music and dancing to Galway Girl in pubs (after one too many G&Ts) is amongst my favourite things to do in Ireland.
In this section you will find all my top Ireland travel tips!
Quick travel facts about Ireland
Where is Ireland? Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic, close to the United Kingdom.
How to get there: You can find the cheapest flights to Ireland via SkyScanner.
Currency: Euro (EUR) – see the latest exchange rate here.
Electrical plugs in Ireland: Type G (the ones you get in the UK) – I recommend an international adapter so you can use it on multiple trips.
Capital city: Dublin
Best time to visit: The best time to travel to Ireland is from April to September. During the spring and summer months you will find long, sunny and warm days with occasional rainfall.
You will find less tourist crowds in autumn and winter but the weather isn’t as pleasant. The autumn and winter months are characterised by cold weather, short days and a high chance of rain.
How to travel around Dublin: The easiest and most fun way to travel around Ireland is to rent a car and go on an epic road trip. Ireland has beautiful natural landscapes that lend themselves well to spending long hours driving.
Ireland also has a very good bus and train system if you don’t know how to drive, although you’ll be more limited by fixed schedules and times.
Visa requirements: Most tourists can travel to Ireland without limitations or with a 90-day visa. You can check here if you need a visa.