11 days in Galway, Killarney & Dublin Itinerary

11 days in Galway, Killarney & Dublin Itinerary

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1
Galway
— 5 nights
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
3
Dublin
— 2 nights

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Atlantic Drive on Achill Island (in Westport). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Scattery Island, explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Galway trip site.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
nights
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Killarney Executive Tour Co., Killarney National Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): cruise along Ring of Kerry, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, thenexplore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, thengo all around town with Killarney Executive Tour Co., and finally sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Galway to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Ring of Kerry
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Killarney Executive Tour Co. ©
Killarney Executive Tour Co.

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grafton Street as well as Irish Whiskey Museum. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Getting from Killarney to Dublin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September in Dublin, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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