7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Santiago de Compostela
Fly + bus:  10​h
1
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Dublin
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Santiago de Compostela

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 29th (Mon), explore the activities along Lough Anascaul, step into the grandiose world of Minard Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dingle Marina, then see the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, and finally stop by John Weldon Jewellers. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Greenlane Gallery, make a trip to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, make a trip to Sinead Lough Ceramics, then take an in-depth tour of Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dingle trip itinerary planner .

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Dingle is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Santiago de Compostela in July: highs in Dingle hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Dingle Marina ©
Dingle Marina
Greenlane Gallery ©
Greenlane Gallery
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Take a break from the city and head to Torc Mountain Walk and Carrantoohil. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Kerry Way and St. Mary's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: trek along Old Kenmare Road, tee off at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Old Kenmare Road
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The Kerry Way ©
The Kerry Way
Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk
Carrantoohil ©
Carrantoohil

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dublin Mountains, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cruagh Woods, then kick back and relax at Sandycove Beach, and finally get lost in a book at Marsh's Library.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip builder website .

Getting from Killarney to Dublin by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. August in Dublin sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Marsh's Library ©
Marsh's Library

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