11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Bus:  18 h 30 min
1
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

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. On the 16th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, then head off the coast to Scattery Island, then explore the activities along Doughmore Bay, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, then contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burren National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor visit planning app .

New York City, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get a bit cooler in Liscannor: highs are around 67°F and lows about 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Kilrush, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Burren National Park, Doughmore Bay, Lahinch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
Doughmore Bay ©
Doughmore Bay

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Hook Lighthouse and Rothe House and Garden. Escape the urban bustle at Curracloe Beach and Mayfield Birds of Prey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan), Waterford (King of the Vikings VR, Christ Church Cathedral, & more) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and take an in-depth tour of Irish National Heritage Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Waterford, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Curracloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dollymount Strand will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Temple Bar, make a trip to Dublin Spire, see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sandymount Strand.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Dublin online trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Dublin when traveling from Kilkenny in July, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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