15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19​h
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Kinsale
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Singapore

4
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 museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip maker tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Dublin is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In December, Dublin is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception (in Wexford) and Curracloe Beach (in Enniscorthy). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, explore the galleries of Ballyhack Castle, and do a tasting at Irish Whiskey Tasting Event.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip itinerary builder app .

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

County Wexford, Curracloe Beach, The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballyhack Castle ©
Ballyhack Castle

3
nights
Galway

Galway ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb (in Caherconnell), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, pause for some photo ops at Oscar Wilde & Eduard Vilde Statue, stop by Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, and explore the world behind art at Galway Arts Centre.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Galway vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kilkenny in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Galway, with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Galway

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
nights
Kinsale

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.
Explore Kinsale's surroundings by going to Cobh (Haulbowline Island, Lusitania Memorial, & more). There's still lots to do: stop by Kinsale Crystal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ballinspittle, brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum, and contemplate the long history of Charles Fort.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kinsale online route planner .

You can drive from Galway to Kinsale in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Kinsale can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Cobh
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum
The Boathouse Gallery ©
The Boathouse Gallery
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

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