10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  6​h
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Vienna

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chester Beatty and Christ Church Cathedral. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dublin online journey planner .

Vienna, Austria to Dublin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vienna in September: highs in Dublin hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Galway City Museum, then take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, and then make a trip to Quay Street.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

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. On the 19th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clare Coastal Walk Project, and finally make a trip to Cliffs of Moher.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Liscannor online trip builder .

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Liscannor are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Doolin, Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 20th (Sun), head outdoors with Slea Head Drive and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of An Diseart, get engrossed in the history at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne, and finally delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dingle online route planner .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. In September in Dingle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trips

Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 22nd (Tue), admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Killarney day trip app .

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

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 24th (Thu): walk around Kilkenny Castle, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny travel route planner.

Drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rothe House and Garden ©
Rothe House and Garden

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