8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Dunquin
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Newark

3
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.
Dublin is known for museums, breweries, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, take a stroll through Temple Bar, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, and contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Dublin are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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 9th (Sat), stroll through Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, then take in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, and finally trek along Hag's Head.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Liscannor travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Liscannor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dunquin.

Things to do in Liscannor

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

2
nights
Dunquin

Dunquin ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): get great views at Brian de Staic Jeweller, then head outdoors with Kingdom Falconry, and then don't miss a visit to Sinead Lough Ceramics.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dunquin day trip planner.

Getting from Liscannor to Dunquin by car takes about 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Dunquin can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dunquin

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Dingle, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller
Sinead Lough Ceramics ©
Sinead Lough Ceramics

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