19 days in Ireland Itinerary

19 days in Ireland Itinerary

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19 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Dingle
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
5
Dublin
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Paris

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, stop by Aunty Nellies Sweet Shop, then look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, and finally look for gifts at Giles Norman Photography. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Old English Market/City Market, stop by Kinsale Silver, and then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cork itinerary builder.

Paris, France to Cork is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in August, expect Cork to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Cork

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kinsale
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Kinsale Silver ©
Kinsale Silver
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

5
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Great Blasket Island and St James' Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Skellig Michael and Gallarus Oratory. Go for a jaunt from Dingle to Killarney to see Killarney National Park about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. The adventure continues: stop by Dingle Crystal, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and get great views at Brian de Staic Jeweller.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dingle trip generator.

Traveling by car from Cork to Dingle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Dingle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Killarney National Park, Skellig Michael
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

3
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. On the 8th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle, then stop by The Rock Shop, and then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher. On the next day, stop by The Burren Smokehouse,, look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, then stop by Burren Perfumery, and finally explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor vacation planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Burren Perfumery, Burren Birds of Prey Centre, Burren National Park, The Burren Smokehouse,
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

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.
Visit Kilkenny Castle and Irish National Heritage Park for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition and Loftus Hall. Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea), Tintern Abbey (in Wexford) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, and step into the grandiose world of Ballyhack Castle.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Liscannor to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

County Wexford, Tintern Abbey, Ferns Castle, Hook Lighthouse, Loftus Hall
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilmainham Gaol and Trinity College Dublin. Get some cultural insight at Grafton Street and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Take a break from Dublin with a short trip to Bru na Boinne in Donore, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, stroll through St. Stephen's Green, and see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin travel planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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