9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Kylemore
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, shop like a local with Grafton Street, and then hunt for treasures at George's Street Arcade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Temple Bar, thenget engrossed in the history at 14 Henrietta Street, and then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dublin planning site.

Dallas, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Dublin is 6 hours. In July, Dublin is much colder than Dallas - with highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
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 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, thenview the masterpieces at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

1
night
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the galleries of The Gallery Kinsale, view the masterpieces at The Boathouse Gallery, thencontemplate the long history of Charles Fort, thenlook for gifts at Kinsale Silver, and finally play a few rounds at Old Head Golf Links.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kinsale day trip website.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Kinsale, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Golf Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Silver ©
Kinsale Silver
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Old Head Golf Links ©
Old Head Golf Links

1
night
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 8th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, and finally admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Killarney trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

1
night
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory, thenlook for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Galway Cathedral, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and finally look for gifts at Liam Garvey Galway Bay Gifts.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Galway trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Galway takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dingle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Galway, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kylemore.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church ©
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church
Liam Garvey Galway Bay Gifts ©
Liam Garvey Galway Bay Gifts

1
night
Kylemore

Kylemore ©
Established on the same grounds as Kylemore Castle, Kylemore Abbey monastery was founded in 1920 for Benedictine nuns who escaped from Belgium during World War I.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kylemore holiday planning site.

You can drive from Galway to Kylemore in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kylemore

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

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