8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Wexford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Kathmandu

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.
Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple Bar and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, wander the streets of Grafton Street, and get a taste of the local shopping with Olivier Cornet Gallery.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary planning tool .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Dublin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kathmandu to Dublin is minus 5 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Kathmandu in October: highs in Dublin hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stroll through Curracloe Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Baginbun Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Blue Egg Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Wexford road trip planning site .

You can drive from Dublin to Wexford in 2 hours. In November in Wexford, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Curracloe Beach
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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve ©
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Blue Egg Gallery ©
Blue Egg Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, examine the collection at King of the Vikings VR, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilmurrin Cove, then get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower, and finally look for gifts at BEBHINN. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, explore the galleries of Rothe House and Garden, then identify plant and animal life at Mayfield Birds of Prey, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Wexford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Waterford, Rock of Cashel, Mayfield Birds of Prey
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Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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