16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Pune

3
nights
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 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, thendelve into the distant past at Hore Abbey, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rock of Cashel. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Castlecomer Discovery Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and then walk around Kilkenny Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip planner.

Pune, India to Kilkenny is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Cashel
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Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park

1
night
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): look for gifts at Giles Norman Photography Gallery, stop by Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, look for gifts at Kinsale Silver, thenbrowse the exhibits of Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort.

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You can drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale ©
Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale
Giles Norman Photography Gallery ©
Giles Norman Photography Gallery

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore hidden gems such as Gap of Dunloe and Ladies' View. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ross Castle and Norman McCloskey Photography. Go for a jaunt from Killarney to Kenmare to see Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm about 52 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey and take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip planner.

Drive from Kinsale to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kenmare
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Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

4
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gallarus Oratory and The Carol Cronin Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Slea Head Drive and Great Blasket Island. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach, view the masterpieces at Penny's Pottery, stop by Dingle Record Shop, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dingle vacation planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Ventry, Inch Beach
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Guinness Storehouse and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Visit Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Powerscourt Gardens and House for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Glendalough Cathedral (in Vale of Glendalough) and Bru na Boinne (in Donore). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, and shop like a local with Grafton Street.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dublin vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Dublin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Dingle in July since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Glendalough Cathedral, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Bru na Boinne
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Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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