10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + bus:  10​h
1
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kilkenny is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Kilkenny is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in October; daily highs in Kilkenny reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Outdoors Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

3
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.
Attractions like Cliffs of Moher and Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), The Woollen Market (in Ennis) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Scattery Island, find something for the whole family at Westport House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Drummindoo Stud, and stroll around Eyre Square.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway tour website .

Drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Galway, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Westport, Liscannor, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Woollen Market, Scattery Island
Highlights from your plan
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Westport House ©
Westport House

5
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.
Attractions like Kilmainham Gaol and St Stephens Green make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner .

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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