12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Santiago
Fly + Bus:  22 h
1
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Santiago

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spike Island and Cobh Cathedral. Bring the kids along to Fota Wildlife Park and Blarney Castle & Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Cork: Charles Fort (in Kinsale) and Jameson Distillery Midleton (in Midleton). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, and hunt for treasures at The English Market.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cork travel route site.

Santiago, Chile to Cork is an approximately 23- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 4 hours. July in Cork sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fota Wildlife Park, Cobh Cathedral, Charles Fort, Jameson Distillery Midleton
Highlights from your plan
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Muckross Abbey and Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm. Visiting Garinish Island and Climbing Tours will get you outdoors. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, get interesting insight from Tours, and don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planner.

Drive from Cork to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Killarney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, Garinish Island, Kerry Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©

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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, Head underground at Doolin Cave, then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hag's Head.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Liscannor visit planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Liscannor are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Doolin Cave, Lahinch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story. Get some cultural insight at Temple Bar and National Gallery of Ireland. Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dublin tour app.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

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