13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny
— 1 night
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Killarney
— 2 nights
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Dingle
— 2 nights
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Doolin
— 3 nights
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Galway
— 1 night

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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: take a stroll through Temple Bar, walk around Phoenix Park, see the interesting displays at Irish Whiskey Museum, and browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dublin tour itinerary maker site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Dublin. October in Dublin sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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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 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

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

Drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures

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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, then contemplate the long history of Muckross House, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney itinerary planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 9th (Fri), cruise along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, then make a trip to Fahan BeeHive Huts, and finally make a trip to Dingle Peninsula.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dingle visit planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Doolin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

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Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Doolin: Dromoland Castle (in Newmarket-on-Fergus), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Burren National Park (in Corofin). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and get the lay of the land with Doolin Cliff Walk.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Doolin trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Dingle to Doolin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October in Doolin, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

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Galway

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Galway trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Doolin to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre

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