5 days in Ireland Itinerary

5 days in Ireland Itinerary

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5 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  15​h
1
Killarney
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Dublin
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gap of Dunloe and Torc Waterfall. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Garinish Island. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, don't miss a visit to Dingle Peninsula, cruise along Ring of Kerry, and appreciate the history behind The Diaspora.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Killarney trip builder site .

Vancouver, Canada to Killarney is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Killarney due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a train to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Kerry, Kerry Cliffs, The Diaspora, Garinish Island, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Mon), appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures, see the interesting displays at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dublin tour planner .

Traveling by train from Killarney to Dublin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Beer Tastings & Tours
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Chester Beatty ©
Chester Beatty

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