11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Portmagee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Dublin
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Seattle

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rock of Cashel. On the 10th (Tue), take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary planner .

Seattle, USA to Dublin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in September, with highs in Dublin at 62°F and lows at 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Portmagee.

Things to do in Dublin

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
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Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

1
night
Portmagee

Portmagee ©
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cahergall Fort, Skellig Michael and Ring of Kerry. On the 11th (Wed), take a memorable drive along Ring of Kerry.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Portmagee trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Portmagee in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Portmagee sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Portmagee

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

County Kerry, Cahergall Fort
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Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry
Cahergall Fort ©
Cahergall Fort

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muckross Abbey, Cliffs of Moher and Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Muckross Abbey, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, and finally cruise along Slea Head Drive.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Killarney trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Portmagee to Killarney in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Cliffs of Moher, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
You've now added Galway's Latin Quarter to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Galway's Latin Quarter.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Galway trip maker website .

Getting from Killarney to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toDublin.
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Galway's Latin Quarter ©
Galway's Latin Quarter

1
night
Dublin

Dublin ©
You've now added Grafton Street to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kilkenny to Cashel to see Rock of Cashel about 52 minutes away.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kilkenny attractions website .

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
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Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

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