10 days in Kilkenny, Dingle & Dublin Itinerary

10 days in Kilkenny, Dingle & Dublin Itinerary

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kilkenny Castle. On the 24th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, thencontemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour of Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Bishop's Palace, thensee the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, and finally walk around Kilkenny Castle.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny itinerary planner.

Dublin to Kilkenny is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience ©
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey


Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
You've now added Dingle Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, thenhead off the coast to Great Blasket Island, and then see the top attractions with Dingle Tours. On the next day, cruise along Slea Head Drive.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dingle online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Dingle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island
Dingle Oceanworld ©
Dingle Oceanworld


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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, stop by Temple Bar, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

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You can drive from Dingle to Dublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Dingle in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dublin, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse