11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Liscannor
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Dingle
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Kilkenny
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Galway vacation builder.

New York City, USA to Galway is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Galway reach 64°F and lows reach 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan

few
hours
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. On the 10th (Sun), hike along Hag's Head, then experience rural life at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Liscannor trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Liscannor sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©

4
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. On the 12th (Tue), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Brian de Staic Jeweller, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, delve into the lush surroundings at Glentenassig Forest, and meet the residents at Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle vacation builder.

You can drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Glenteenassig Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller
The Dingle Way ©
The Dingle Way

1
night
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 14th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate the long history of Rothe House and Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Black Abbey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Kilkenny takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rothe House and Garden ©
Rothe House and Garden
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

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, nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dublin are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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