7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Trieste
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Ballyvaughan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kilkee
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Wicklow
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Trieste

2
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.
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Wicklow Mountains National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin itinerary maker.

Trieste, Italy to Dublin is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Trieste to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Trieste in March, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sligo.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park

1
night
Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan ©
Nestled between the coast of Galway Bay and the hills of the Burren, the small, scenic harbor village of Ballyvaughan serves as a hub for exploring the region.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll through Fanore Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, then explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, and finally explore the ancient world of Gleninagh Castle and Fulacht Fiadh.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ballyvaughan journey planner.

Drive from Dublin to Ballyvaughan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Ballyvaughan, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkee.

Things to do in Ballyvaughan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fanore Beach
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Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave
Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach

few
hours
Kilkee

Kilkee ©
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, then take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, and then stroll through Kilkee Beach.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkee online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Ballyvaughan to Kilkee in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kilkee can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Wicklow.

Things to do in Kilkee

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre
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Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre ©
Kilkee Beach ©
Kilkee Beach
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk

2
nights
Wicklow

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Glendalough Upper Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Russborough House, then take in the awesome beauty at Lugnaquilla, and then steep yourself in history at The Mill at Avoca Village.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Wicklow trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kilkee to Wicklow takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Wicklow can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wicklow

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

The Mill at Avoca Village
Highlights from your plan
Glendalough Upper Lake ©
Glendalough Upper Lake
The Mill at Avoca Village ©
The Mill at Avoca Village
Russborough House ©
Russborough House

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