9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Ballinskelligs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Doolin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Clifden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Athlone
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Dublin
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Berlin

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.
You've now added The Brazen Head to your itinerary.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dublin holiday planning site .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Dublin is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
The Brazen Head ©
The Brazen Head

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blarney Castle & Gardens. On the 22nd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cork attractions planning tool .

You can take a train from Dublin to Cork in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Ballinskelligs.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

1
night
Ballinskelligs

Ballinskelligs ©
Ballinskelligs, officially Baile an Sceilg, is a Gaeltacht village in the south-west of the Iveragh peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. Killarney National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ballinskelligs trip planner .

You can drive from Cork to Ballinskelligs in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for Dingle.

Things to do in Ballinskelligs

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Killarney National Park
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

1
night
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blasket Islands as well as Brandon Creek. On the 24th (Sat), head off the coast to Blasket Islands and then contemplate the waterfront views at Brandon Creek.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dingle tour planner.

You can drive from Ballinskelligs to Dingle in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Blasket Islands
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dingle Oceanworld ©
Dingle Oceanworld
Blasket Islands ©
Blasket Islands

1
night
Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
You've now added Cliffs of Moher to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Doolin vacation planner .

You can drive from Dingle to Doolin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. August in Doolin sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Liscannor
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

1
night
Clifden

Clifden
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Clifden trip planner .

Traveling by car from Doolin to Clifden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Athlone.

Things to do in Clifden

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Athlone

Athlone ©
The largest town on the River Shannon has earned the moniker of Gateway to the West for its strategic location; visitors are attracted to Athlone for its vibrant streets.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Malt House as well as Athlone Castle Visitor Centre. On the 27th (Tue), get a taste of local nightlife at The Malt House and then step into the grandiose world of Athlone Castle Visitor Centre.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Athlone online road trip planner .

You can drive from Clifden to Athlone in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Athlone can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Dublin.

Things to do in Athlone

Nightlife Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Malt House ©
The Malt House
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre ©
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre

few
hours
Dublin

Dublin
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Traveling by train from Athlone to Dublin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors

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