11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: St. John's
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: St. John's

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.
On the 12th (Tue), get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kilkenny day trip app .

St. John's, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from St. John's to Kilkenny, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. John's in May; daily highs in Kilkenny reach 17°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

King of the Vikings VR, Ferns Castle
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

1
night
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Killarney day trip planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Killarney sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, and then get outside with Slea Head Drive. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and then cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dingle trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Dingle sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to 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
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

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 17th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clare Coastal Walk Project, and finally don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. May in Liscannor sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Doolin, Poulnabrone Dolmen
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

4
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: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, stroll around Phoenix Park, and get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Liscannor to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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