11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
ferry + Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
Liscannor
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
day
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 7th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hag's Head.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Liscannor online trip itinerary builder .

Toronto, Canada to Liscannor 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 a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in August; daily highs in Liscannor reach 21°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Doolin Cave
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Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kerry Cliffs and Torc Waterfall. Step out of the city life by going to Ring of Kerry and Gap of Dunloe. Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Kenmare (Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm & St. Patrick's Church). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, and make a trip to Ladies' View.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Kerry Cliffs, Ring of Kerry
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Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

2
nights
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story and then hunt for treasures at The English Market.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cork vacation builder app .

Getting from Killarney to Cork by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Cork sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cobh, Charles Fort
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Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Rock of Cashel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, and then examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Rock of Cashel
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Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Spire, then contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, and then take a stroll through Temple Bar. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Bru na Boinne, steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary maker app .

Take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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