9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + ferry:  11​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, get lost in a book at Marsh's Library, walk around Phoenix Park, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin driving holiday planner .

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in August: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
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.
On the 29th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle, then head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, and then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, examine the collection at King of the Vikings VR, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

King of the Vikings VR, Ferns Castle
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller, then cruise along Slea Head Drive, and then make a trip to Eask Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dingle road trip app .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

2
nights
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, head off the coast to Scattery Island, then hike along Hag's Head, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Liscannor trip planner .

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. August in Liscannor sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kilkee Cliff Walk, The Burren, Scattery Island
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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