8 days in County Clare Itinerary

8 days in County Clare Itinerary

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8 days in County Clare Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Drive:  2 h 30 min
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Dublin


Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. Venture out of the city with trips to Doolin (Doolin Cave & O'Brien Line Cruises), Burren Perfumery (in Carran) and Ballyvaughan (Burren Birds of Prey Centre & Aillwee Cave). Spend the 10th (Mon) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, trot along with Mountain View Horse Riding Centre, play a few rounds at Dromoland Castle, and steep yourself in history at Knappogue Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ennis trip website.

Dublin to Ennis is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kilkee.

Things to do in Ennis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doolin, County Clare, Corofin, Ballyvaughan, Burren Perfumery
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
The Burren ©
The Burren
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park


Kilkee ©
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): go for a walk through Kilkee Cliff Walk, then hone your skills at Nevsail Watersports, and then get outside with Loop Head. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Kilbaha Lighthouse, then admire the natural beauty at Vandeleur Walled Garden, and then play a few rounds at Doonbeg Golf Club.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkee journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Ennis to Kilkee takes an hour. In August in Kilkee, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkee

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vandeleur Walled Garden, Loop Head, Doonbeg Golf Club
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Loop Head ©
Loop Head
Vandeleur Walled Garden ©
Vandeleur Walled Garden