12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny
— 2 nights
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Dingle
— 2 nights
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Liscannor
— 3 nights

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

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, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin itinerary builder app.

Pittsburgh, USA to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Pittsburgh in May, with highs in Dublin at 59°F and lows at 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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 18th (Tue): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, view the masterpieces at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, get engrossed in the history at Rothe House and Garden, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in May, Kilkenny is a bit warmer at night with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Kells Priory ©
Kells Priory

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. On your second day here, examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, then stroll through Inch Beach, and then cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liscannor: Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Kilrush (Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre & Scattery Island). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Cliffs of Moher, kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, trek along Hag's Head, and explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor road trip tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In May in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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