9 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, explore the galleries of 14 Henrietta Street, and then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin, then explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, and then stop by Temple Bar.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Galway, Ireland

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Curraghduff Farm, then look for gifts at The Quiet Cailin Studios, then contemplate the long history of Monk's Fishing House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Abbey of Cong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Augustine's Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden, and then get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway route planner.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

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Historic Site
Monk's Fishing House
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
Riverside Walk
4.8

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, contemplate the long history of The Tropical Ravine House, then examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Church. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Malachy's Church, then take in the pleasant sights at Grey Point Fort, and then get engrossed in the history at Cultra Manor.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Belfast holiday planning website.

Getting from Galway to Belfast by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

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Ulster Museum
4.6
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Specialty Museum
SS Nomadic
4.3
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Military Museum
Grey Point Fort
4.5

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums, explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum on the Mound, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and then steep yourself in history at Dean Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Belfast to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Belfast in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Edinburgh.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Historic Site
Dean Village
4.6

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