7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Antigua
+2
shuttle + Drive + Fly:  20​h
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ardcavan
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h
End: Antigua

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Kilmainham Gaol and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Temple Bar, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Dublin holiday planner.

Antigua, Guatemala to Dublin is an approximately 20-hour combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Antigua to Dublin. Traveling from Antigua in July, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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 19th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Castlecomer Discovery Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ardcavan.

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 ©

1
day
Ardcavan

Ardcavan ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Irish National Heritage Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Curracloe Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ardcavan tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Ardcavan takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ardcavan are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ardcavan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Irish National Heritage Park, Curracloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

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