10 days in Northern Ireland, Ireland & Copenhagen Itinerary

10 days in Northern Ireland, Ireland & Copenhagen Itinerary

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10 days in Northern Ireland, Ireland & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly + Bus:  14 h
1
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles, United States

1
night
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Belfast Botanical Gardens as well as St. Anne's Cathedral. On the 11th (Thu), admire the striking features of St. Anne's Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Royal Ulster Rifles Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Belfast day trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Belfast is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Belfast. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: highs in Belfast hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Royal Ulster Rifles Museum ©
Royal Ulster Rifles Museum
Belfast Botanical Gardens ©
Belfast Botanical Gardens

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guinness Storehouse, Chester Beatty Library and Hodges Figgis Bookstore. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of National Library of Ireland, then admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty Library, then sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michan's Church. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Portmarnock Beach, explore the historical opulence of Malahide Castle, then look for gifts at Hodges Figgis Bookstore, and finally wander the streets of O'Connell Street.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Belfast to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Belfast in April, Dublin is little chillier at night with lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Malahide Castle, Portmarnock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Portmarnock Beach ©
Portmarnock Beach
National Library of Ireland ©
National Library of Ireland

3
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): trek along The Kerry Way, experience rural life at Kennedy's Pet Farm, then don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Cathedral, and finally go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Torc Mountain Walk, then get engrossed in the history at Kerry County Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Staigue Fort.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Killarney itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Dublin to Killarney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Kerry County Museum, Staigue Fort
Highlights from your plan
Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk
The Kerry Way ©
The Kerry Way
Kerry County Museum ©
Kerry County Museum

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 17th (Wed), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Jaegerborg Dyrehave, then see the interesting displays at M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke).

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You can fly from Killarney to Copenhagen in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, Jaegerborg Dyrehave
Highlights from your plan
Amager Strandpark ©
Amager Strandpark
M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark ©
M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark

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