Italy & Ireland's Best Two-Week Trip (Summarized Itinerary)

DayPlanSleep in
1Depart 10/16/01 (Tuesday)the air
2Arrive in Dublin, possibly tour Dublin, nap, fly to Rome, drive to PositanoPositano
3Beach/Free day in Positano / on the Amalfi Coast &, possibly, Paestum
4Climb Mount Vesuvius &, possibly, revisit PompeiiPositano
5Drive to RomeRome
6"Ceaser Shuffle" (Colosseum, Forum, & Pantheon) & Spanish StepsRome
7Vatican City (St. Peter's, climb the dome, & tour the Vatican Museum)Rome
8Fly to Dublin, drive to Avoca area, possibly via Trim (Castle)Avoca area
9Tour of the Military Road (Climb Great Sugar Loaf Mountain, Powerscourt Waterfall, hike Lough Tay, Glenmacnass, &, possibly, revisit Glendalough)Avoca area
10Drive to Ardmore, possibly via Jerpoint Abbey, Dunmore East, Tramore, Waterford, Carrick on Suir (Castle), and/or DungarvanArdmore
11Ardmore (hike), Cobh (Fota Island Wildlife Sanctuary), and/or any of the closer stuff missed yesterdayArdmore
12Drive to Southwest area (possibly Goleen, Baltimore, or Glengarriff), possibly via Cobh (Fota Island Wildlife Sanctuary)Southwest area
13Southwest area (Possibly take a boat to Garnish Island, off Glengarriff; real estate?)Southwest area
14Drive to Adare, possibly via the Donkey Sanctuary in LiscarrollAdare
15Drive to Shannon, depart 10/30/01 (Tuesday)Maryland

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