9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Bundoran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Enniscrone
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kilkenny
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Glencar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Dublin
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Vilnius

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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 27th (Fri): wander the streets of Grafton Street and then sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dublin road trip planning site .

Vilnius, Lithuania to Dublin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Vilnius to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Vilnius in December; daily highs in Dublin reach 10°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bundoran.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street
Jameson Distillery Bow St. ©
Jameson Distillery Bow St.

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nights
Bundoran

Bundoran ©
Bundoran is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy some friendly competition at Bundoran Glowbowl & Macks Amusements, don't miss a visit to Fairy Bridges, then try for a hole-in-one at Bundoran Adventure Park, and finally cool off at Bundoran Waterworld. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Dizzy's Den, explore by horseback at Donegal Equestrian Centre, then appreciate the history behind Rory Gallagher Statue, and finally make a trip to Lough Eske.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bundoran trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Bundoran takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Bundoran can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Enniscrone.

Things to do in Bundoran

Fun & Games Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lough Eske, Rory Gallagher Statue
Highlights from your plan
Bundoran Adventure Park ©
Bundoran Adventure Park
Bundoran Waterworld ©
Bundoran Waterworld
Donegal Equestrian Centre ©
Donegal Equestrian Centre

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Enniscrone

Enniscrone ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Belleek Castle Museum, tee off at Enniscrone Golf Club, then get outside with Enniscrone Village, and finally cool off at Waterpoint.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Enniscrone trip planner .

Getting from Bundoran to Enniscrone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Enniscrone

Outdoors Golf Theme Parks

Side Trip

Belleek Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Enniscrone Golf Club ©
Enniscrone Golf Club
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum

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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. On the 31st (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, then hike along Burren way, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Liscannor trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Enniscrone to Liscannor in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Liscannor are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Doolin Cave
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren way ©
Burren way
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

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hours
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 1st (Wed): stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then view the masterpieces at The Blackbird Gallery, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

Start your trip to Kilkenny by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Glencar.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
Smithwick's Experience ©
Smithwick's Experience

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nights
Glencar

Glencar ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Knocknarea, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandhill Beach, and then walk around Lough Key Forest and Activity Park.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glencar tour planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Glencar by car takes about 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Dublin.

Things to do in Glencar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sligo, Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, Glencar Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Knocknarea ©
Knocknarea
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach
Lough Key Forest and Activity Park ©

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Dublin

Dublin ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Temple Bar.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Glencar to Dublin takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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