9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
1
Liscannor
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Cork
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Boston

1
day
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. Cliffs of Moher has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, Head underground at Doolin Cave, and then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip planner.

Boston, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. In June, Liscannor is a bit cooler than Boston - with highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Lahinch Beach, Doolin Cave
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, and finally appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe. On the next day, make a trip to Ladies' View, take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind The Diaspora.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Killarney trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Liscannor to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inch Beach, The Diaspora, Kerry Cliffs
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Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey

3
nights
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Get a sense of the local culture at Charles Fort and Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cobh Cathedral and Titanic Experience Cobh. Get out of town with these interesting Cork side-trips: Garinish Island (in Glengarriff), Inchydoney Beach (in Clonakilty) and Drombeg Stone Circle (in Skibbereen). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, and browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Cork trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Cork sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cobh, Garinish Island, Drombeg Stone Circle, Inchydoney Beach, Jameson Distillery Midleton
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Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
Drombeg Stone Circle ©
Drombeg Stone Circle
Cobh Heritage Centre ©
Cobh Heritage Centre

2
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.
On the 12th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Bru na Boinne, then steep yourself in history at Hill of Tara (Temair), then explore the historical opulence of Trim Castle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Powerscourt Gardens and House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, examine the collection at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, then explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and finally examine the collection at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip website .

Traveling by train from Cork to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dublin are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Hill of Tara (Temair), Trim Castle
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Chester Beatty ©
Chester Beatty
Hill of Tara (Temair) ©
Hill of Tara (Temair)

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