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: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol, stroll around St Stephens Green, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip app .

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 slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 48°F to lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can 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.
On the 1st (Wed), examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then have fun at South East Ireland, and finally do a tasting at Irish Whiskey Tasting Event.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny route planner .

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. March in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Wineries

Side Trip

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©

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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, and then steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Liscannor trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

County Clare, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Clare Coastal Walk Project
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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