10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + bus:  6​h
1
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Boston

2
nights
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.
Cliffs of Moher has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Oranmore Castle and then appreciate the history behind Galway City Museum. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Galway vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Boston, USA to Galway is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Galway due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in November: highs in Galway hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 38°F. On the 11th (Mon), you're off toKillarney.

Things to do in Galway

Nature Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cliffs of Moher
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Oranmore Castle ©
Oranmore Castle

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get in touch with nature at Inch Beach and Gap of Dunloe. Your inner history buff will appreciate Muckross House and Muckross Abbey. Go for a jaunt from Killarney to Dunquin to see The Great Blasket Centre and Island about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, and sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planning website .

You can drive from Galway to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Killarney are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

The Great Blasket Centre and Island, Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

1
night
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and then sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cork vacation builder .

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cobh, Jameson Distillery Midleton
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh
Jameson Distillery Midleton ©
Jameson Distillery Midleton

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, and then take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Dublin holiday planner .

Take a train from Cork to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Dublin are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

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