8 days in Cork, Dublin & Belfast Itinerary

8 days in Cork, Dublin & Belfast Itinerary

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Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Cork, Ireland

Rebel City

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.
On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Collins Barracks Museum, steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): see what you can catch with Eire Bass, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Colman’s Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cork trip itinerary builder app.

Dublin to Cork is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, walk around St Stephens Green, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin planning site.

You can drive from Cork to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

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Belfast, United Kingdom

A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, stroll through Giant's Causeway, and then enjoy the sand and surf at East Strand.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Belfast tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Belfast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Belfast sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips