10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Colombo

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.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Ireland and Kilmainham Gaol. Shop till you drop at James Joyce Cultural Centre and Grafton Street. Spend the 7th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, take in the exciting artwork at The Gerard Byrne Studio, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dublin route planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Dublin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Colombo in July, expect Dublin to be cooler, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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. On the 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at White Strand Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Liscannor trip planning tool .

Drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahinch Beach, White Strand Beach
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

3
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.
Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Ferns Castle and King of the Vikings VR. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: The National 1798 Rebellion Centre (in Enniscorthy), Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan) and Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, enjoy the sea views from Hook Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and identify plant and animal life at Mayfield Birds of Prey.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny road trip planning website .

You can drive from Liscannor to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Hook Lighthouse, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Curracloe Beach
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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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