9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18​h
End: San Diego

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at National Gallery of Ireland and James Joyce Cultural Centre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Castle. Spend the 14th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Temple Bar, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dublin attractions planning app .

San Diego, USA to Dublin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Traveling from San Diego in April, you will find days in Dublin are slightly colder (53°F), and nights are colder (37°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

1
night
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 16th (Thu): look for gifts at The Rock Shop, then contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

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You can drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lahinch Beach, Poulnabrone Dolmen
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny trip planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Reginald's Tower, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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