11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Liscannor
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h
End: Boston

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, walk around Phoenix Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip website .

Boston, USA to Dublin is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Boston in August: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 66°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and finally examine the collection at King of the Vikings VR. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, take an in-depth tour of Medieval Mile Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at The Ice Cream Parlour.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

King of the Vikings VR
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
King of the Vikings VR ©
King of the Vikings VR

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get outside with Slea Head Drive, don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, and then look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Coumeenoole Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Blasket Island, and then head outdoors with Dingle Peninsula.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dingle trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Dingle, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

3
nights
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. Explore Liscannor's surroundings by going to Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan), Burren National Park (in Corofin) and Castlefergus Equestrian (in Quin). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher, trek along Hag's Head, take in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, and step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Liscannor online tour planner .

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kilrush, The Burren, Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, Burren National Park, Aillwee Cave
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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