10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Montreal

1
night
Dublin

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, then browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, and then wander the streets of Temple Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Trim Castle, and then delve into the distant past at Bru na Boinne.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Dublin online sightseeing planner .

Montreal, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Montreal in August, with highs in Dublin at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Trim Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Galway Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and then take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Galway online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral

1
night
Liscannor

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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, then contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Liscannor day trip planner .

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahinch Beach, Doolin Cave, Poulnabrone Dolmen
Highlights from your plan
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at Inch Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dingle trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

2
nights
Killarney

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 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, then admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, and finally don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

2
nights
Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Rock of Cashel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, then head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, and then delve into the distant past at Hore Abbey.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

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