8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kinsale
— 1 night
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Dingle
— 2 nights
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Doolin
— 1 night

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Attractions like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and St Stephens Green make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, wander the streets of Temple Bar, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, and meet the residents at Dublin Zoo.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Dublin visit planner.

Belfast, UK to Dublin is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Dublin sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Temple Bar
3.7

1
night
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): view the masterpieces at The Boathouse Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Multose Church, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and finally sample the fine beverages at Kinsale Mead Co.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kinsale online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Dublin to Kinsale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Kinsale are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Charles Fort
4.6
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Art Gallery
The Boathouse Gallery
5.0
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History Museum
Kinsale Regional Museum
4.3

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, then kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, and then make a trip to Eask Tower.

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Traveling by car from Kinsale to Dingle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Doolin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Slea Head Drive
5.0
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Scenic Drive
Dingle Peninsula
4.9
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Aquarium
Dingle Oceanworld
4.2

1
night
Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
On the 28th (Tue), play a few rounds at Doolin Pitch & Putt, experience rural life at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, then stop by Moher Cottage, and finally stroll through Hag's Head.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Doolin driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Doolin takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Doolin

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Cliffs of Moher
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Hag's Head
4.8

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