13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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13 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, walk around St Stephens Green, steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip maker .

Melbourne, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Dublin due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
nights
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 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, and then steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, then identify plant and animal life at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, and then take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor online holiday planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Liscannor are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, and then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. On your second day here, get outside with Dingle Peninsula, then take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, then look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dingle online holiday planner .

Drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. October in Dingle sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
St.James Church ©
St.James Church

3
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.
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, then examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, then admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, and finally learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kilkenny trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Dingle to Kilkenny in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, King of the Vikings VR
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
King of the Vikings VR ©
King of the Vikings VR

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