11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: London

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, breweries & distilleries, nightlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin tour planner .

London, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Dublin reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can take a train to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, explore the fascinating landscape at The Ice Cream Parlour, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then stroll through Rothe House and Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally make a trip to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

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

Take a train from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Kilkenny. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Waterford
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

1
night
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 11th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 12th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, take some stellar pictures from Brian de Staic Jeweller, then explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and finally take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dingle route planner .

Getting from Liscannor to Dingle by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Dingle, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

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

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at Muckross House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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