11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h
End: Los Angeles

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 museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Dublin trip tool .

Los Angeles, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 8 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 66°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): make a trip to Kilkee Cliff Walk, head off the coast to Scattery Island, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Head underground at Aillwee Cave, and then explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Liscannor trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Liscannor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Scattery Island, Kilkee Cliff Walk, The Burren, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Aillwee Cave
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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 3rd (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, then step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island, and finally take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dingle tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and then see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny trip planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Kilkenny in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ferns Castle, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

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