9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  27​h
1
Kilkenny
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

1
day
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 4th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at South East Ireland, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capuchin Friary.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip maker site .

Sydney, Australia to Kilkenny is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Kilkenny, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Kilkenny is colder than Sydney - with highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Capuchin Friary ©
Capuchin Friary

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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through White Strand Beach, then make a trip to The Music Makers of West Clare, then have fun at Lahinch Seaworld and Leisure Centre, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Liscannor trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miltown Malbay, Lahinch Seaworld and Leisure Centre
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Seaworld and Leisure Centre ©
The Music Makers of West Clare ©
The Music Makers of West Clare

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Kilmainham Gaol and St Stephens Green. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around Phoenix Park, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Getting from Liscannor to Dublin by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. January in Dublin sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 10th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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