7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, walk around St Stephens Green, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin journey planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Dublin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in November; daily highs in Dublin reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for gifts at The Celtic T Shirt Shop, steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clare Coastal Walk Project, and finally don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher.

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Traveling by car from Dublin to Liscannor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Clare Coastal Walk Project, The Celtic T Shirt Shop, Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
The Celtic T Shirt Shop ©
The Celtic T Shirt Shop

2
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally have fun at South East Ireland. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Kilkenny Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rothe House and Garden, then browse the exhibits of The Blackbird Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny route planner .

Getting from Liscannor to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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