10 days in Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland & Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Louisburgh, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto, Canada

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Dublin using our trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bushmills.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Portrush East Strand, cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bushmills online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Bushmills takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bushmills can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Louisburgh.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Portrush East Strand, Causeway Coastal Route
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Portrush East Strand ©
Portrush East Strand

1
night
Louisburgh, Ireland

Louisburgh ©
Louisburgh is a small town on the southwest corner of Clew Bay in County Mayo, Ireland. On the 16th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Mulranny Saltmarsh, then enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Lost Valley.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Louisburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bushmills to Louisburgh takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bushmills in September, Louisburgh is little chillier at night with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Louisburgh

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mulranny Saltmarsh
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The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley

1
night
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stroll through Clare Coastal Walk Project, go for a walk through Beauty Of The Burren Walks, then get great views at Cliffs of Moher, and finally trek along Hag's Head.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Liscannor online trip planner.

Getting from Louisburgh to Liscannor by car takes about 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Doolin
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

2
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): cruise along Slea Head Drive and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, then don't miss a visit to Dingle Peninsula, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dingle online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary, Dingle Peninsula
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

1
night
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Killarney trip planning app.

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Killarney are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature Parks
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

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