11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly + Bus:  11 h 30 min
1
Kilkenny
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kilrush
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Toronto

1
day
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 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, then admire nature's extreme beauty at The Ice Cream Parlour, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip itinerary maker.

Toronto, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Kilkenny due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toronto in July, with highs in Kilkenny at 21°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
The Ice Cream Parlour ©
The Ice Cream Parlour

1
night
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park and then admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Killarney online route planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Nature Parks
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

2
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours and then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coumeenoole Beach, head off the coast to Great Blasket Island, and then cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dingle online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kilrush.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

1
night
Kilrush

Kilrush ©
Kilrush is a coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, head off the coast to Scattery Island, then take in nature's colorful creations at Vandeleur Walled Garden, and finally make a trip to Kilkee Cliff Walk.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Kilrush trip planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Kilrush in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Westport.

Things to do in Kilrush

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kilkee Cliff Walk
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Vandeleur Walled Garden ©
Vandeleur Walled Garden
Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre ©
Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Killadoon Standing Stone, then identify plant and animal life at The Lost Valley, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, and finally ride a horse along Drummindoo Stud. Keep things going the next day: explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, then admire the natural beauty at Westport House, then grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Newport Railway Viaduct.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Westport driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Kilrush to Westport in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Killadoon Standing Stone, The Lost Valley, Newport Railway Viaduct
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The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre

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, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Westport to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Dublin sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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