9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

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 museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and get your bearings at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

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Charlotte, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Charlotte to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Charlotte, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) 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 Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): walk around Kilkenny Castle, get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny road trip site .

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. August in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ferns Castle
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle

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 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Kilkee Cliff Walk, head off the coast to Scattery Island, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kilkee Cliff Walk, Scattery Island, Clare Coastal Walk Project
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk

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