7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ardcavan
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kilkenny
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle. Temple Bar and Saint Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Dublin to go to Wicklow and see Brittas Bay, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, identify plant and animal life at Irishtown Nature Reserve, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of James Joyce Cultural Centre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner .

London, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ardcavan.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Brittas Bay
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
day
Ardcavan

Ardcavan ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get your game on at Playzone, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballinoulart Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ardcavan sightseeing planning app .

You can drive from Dublin to Ardcavan in 2 hours. In January in Ardcavan, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Ardcavan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Wexford
Highlights from your plan

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Castlecomer Discovery Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Ardcavan to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. In January in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

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