10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 2 nights
2
Galway
— 1 night
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
6
Kilkenny
— 1 night

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chester Beatty and The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Dublin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Vienna, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Galway City Museum, then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, and then make a trip to Quay Street.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Galway attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Galway sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:
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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), steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, Head underground at Doolin Cave, then trek along Clare Coastal Walk Project, and finally get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Galway to Liscannor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Doolin, Poulnabrone Dolmen
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): cruise along Slea Head Drive and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of An Diseart, take an in-depth tour of Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dingle online trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums

Side Trips

Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, Slea Head Drive
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
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. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Killarney trip website.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Killarney are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey

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 spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip planner.

Drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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 ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rothe House and Garden ©
Rothe House and Garden

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