9 days in Iceland & Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland & Ireland Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Bunratty, Ireland
— 1 night
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik route planner.

Asheville, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Asheville in April, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 43°F by day to 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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Must see
Hallgrimskirkja
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.5
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History Museum
National Museum of Iceland
4.4

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Trinity College Dublin are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Dublin Castle, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, get your bearings at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin route builder app.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Dublin in 5.5 hours. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bunratty.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Neighborhood
Temple Bar
3.7

1
night
Bunratty, Ireland

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): tee off at Dromoland Castle and then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bunratty tour planner.

Drive from Dublin to Bunratty in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Bunratty, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Golf Course
Dromoland Castle
4.6

1
night
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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 20th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Ferns Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aidan's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Castlecomer Discovery Park, explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny travel route app.

Traveling by car from Bunratty to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Castle
Ferns Castle
4.7
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Castle
Rock of Cashel
4.4

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