10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Killarney
— 2 nights
2
Dingle
— 1 night
3
Cork
— 2 nights
4
Kilkenny
— 1 night
5
Dublin
— 3 nights

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 2nd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, thenstep into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, thendon't miss a visit to Ladies' View, and finally steep yourself in history at Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Muckross Abbey, and then admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary planning app.

Athens, Greece to Killarney is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Killarney is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in August; daily highs in Killarney reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerry Cliffs, Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm
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Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll through Inch Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dingle journey planning app.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Dingle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Inch Beach
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, thensample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, and then head off the coast to Spike Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, thenexamine the collection at Cobh Heritage Centre, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cork trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cobh, Jameson Distillery Midleton
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Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Cobh Heritage Centre ©
Cobh Heritage Centre
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral

1
night
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 7th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, thensample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and finally learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kilkenny trip planning tool.

Drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Smithwick's Experience ©
Smithwick's Experience

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Bru na Boinne and Newgrange. Chester Beatty and The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to Trim Castle in Trim--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Teeling Whiskey Distillery, and admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip tool.

Getting from Kilkenny to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Donore, Trim Castle
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Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

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