8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h
End: New York City

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, stroll around Phoenix Park, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Dublin road trip website.

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or fly. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Dublin are little chillier (66°F), and nights are much colder (51°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Kells Priory. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Kilkenny journey site.

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kells Priory
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

1
night
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): tee off at Lahinch Golf Club, experience rural life at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliffs of Moher.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Lahinch Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Lahinch Golf Club ©
Lahinch Golf Club
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park

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