15 days in Ireland & London Itinerary

15 days in Ireland & London Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
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Bunratty, Ireland
— 1 night
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Kenmare, Ireland
— 1 night
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Kinsale, Ireland
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get some cultural insight at Temple Bar and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Grafton Street, explore the wide array of goods at Brown Thomas, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dublin road trip website.

Honolulu, USA to Dublin is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Honolulu to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in November, things will get much colder in Dublin: highs are around 50°F and lows about 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

1
night
Kilkenny, Ireland

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.
On the 9th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, explore the galleries of VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, stop by Nicholas Mosse Pottery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, 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, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

1
night
Bunratty, Ireland

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, then step into the grandiose world of Dromoland Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Knappogue Castle.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bunratty trip planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Bunratty by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kenmare.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dromoland Castle ©
Dromoland Castle
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Knappogue Castle ©
Knappogue Castle

1
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Kenmare, Ireland

Kenmare ©
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
On the 11th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, look for gifts at Lorge Chocolatier, then steep yourself in history at Stone Circle, then explore the galleries of The Purcell Gallery, and finally browse the exhibits of Norman McCloskey Photography.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kenmare trip planner.

Getting from Bunratty to Kenmare by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kenmare

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Norman McCloskey Photography ©
Norman McCloskey Photography
The Purcell Gallery ©
The Purcell Gallery

1
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Kinsale, Ireland

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, then take in the exciting artwork at The Boathouse Gallery, and finally stop by Granny's Bottom Drawer.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kinsale trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Kenmare to Kinsale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Kinsale, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Granny's Bottom Drawer ©
Granny's Bottom Drawer
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and Saatchi Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Hove (Natural Balance Therapies & Three Angels by Vintage Charm) and Brighton (Corridor Gallery & Gustamps). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, shop like a local with Covent Garden, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London journey website.

Traveling by flight from Kinsale to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in London can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gustamps ©
Gustamps
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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