Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Bridging the gap between US and Europe
  2. 2 Liverpool & Beatles port tour
  3. 3 Renaissance Paris Vendome
  4. 4 Spain in July
  5. 5 Train help for Prague
  6. 6 Input desired concerning my Sicily itinerary
  7. 7 Athens
  8. 8 Trip Report We're here!
  9. 9 Cote d'Azur--Having Second Thoughts...
  10. 10 Petrol in Greece
  11. 11 Germany train help!
  12. 12 Hotels for 6 25 year old guys - Paris and London
  13. 13 Scotland-Looking for itinerary advice for 9 day trip
  14. 14 Meteora for older folk
  15. 15 Last minute (next week) London GTG?
  16. 16 Trip Report FOCUS ON FRANCE: Paris and South of France
  17. 17 12 Day Central Europe Itinerary
  18. 18 Budapest & Prague
  19. 19 Please critique my itinerary in Italy
  20. 20 Traveling Greece without reservations
  21. 21 Paris day trips August
  22. 22 Milan to Switzerland for skiing
  23. 23 Paris to Orly Airport Public Transport
  24. 24 Acorn TV
  25. 25 Urgent- Pleaseee HELP - Spain, Italy or France for Xmass and New years
View next 25 » Back to the top

6-day trip in Ireland

Jump to last reply

My husband and I are first time visitors to Ireland. I am trying to see as much as I can in those 6 days because there IS so much to see, but everyone is saying we will exhaust ourselves. First day Dublin. Second day hoped to leave ~7 a.m., drive through Limerick, see the Burren, Cliffs of Moher, stopping along way to see sights and castles, go through Galway, then through Rossaveal and Maam Cross to stay first night in Clifden. Was concerned that would be too much?? Third day go thru Murrisk to see Croagh Patrick, then on the Donegal. Fourth day visit Slieve League; another night in Donegal OR drive up to Bushmills area to stay night there. Fifth day visit Giants Causeway and area around there. Either fifth night in Bushmills or somewhere in Antrim, then 6th day see Trim Castle and Newgrange.

I'm mostly concerned about staying the first night in Clifden - too far a drive? Also I'm concerned about the drive to Donegal the next day, or should we stay somewhere in between? Not sure how much time to leave to see Slieve League as well as how much time to leave to see Giants Causeway, the rope bridge, Dunluce Castle, etc.?

We keep hearing horror stories about how stressed we will be driving, that it's not like taking a US highway. Finally, should I bother getting the UK/Ireland card for my GPS, or will we be fine without one?

Thanks!

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement