8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Portmagee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Dublin
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read 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. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In September, Dublin is a bit cooler than Seattle - with highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Portmagee.

Things to do in Dublin

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
Highlights from your plan
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 Skellig Michael as well as Ring of Kerry. On the 11th (Wed), head outdoors with Ring of Kerry.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Portmagee sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Dublin to Portmagee in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Killarney.

Things to do in Portmagee

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

County Kerry
Highlights from your plan
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry

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 Cliffs of Moher as well as Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Killarney driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Portmagee to Killarney in 1.5 hours. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Cliffs of Moher
Highlights from your plan
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Galway's Latin Quarter. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Galway's Latin Quarter.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Galway tour planner .

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Galway are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. You'll set off for Dublin on the 15th (Sun).
Highlights from your plan
Galway's Latin Quarter ©
Galway's Latin Quarter

1
night
Dublin

Dublin ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dublin online travel route builder .

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 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 time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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