8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  11 h
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Atlanta

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: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around Phoenix Park, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Dublin Zoo.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Dublin online trip itinerary planner.

Atlanta, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Dublin at 68°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

1
night
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 30th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of Medieval Mile Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny journey builder app.

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kilkenny, with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum

2
nights
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 31st (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Vandeleur Walled Garden, step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, and then take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: join in the after-dark buzz at Moher Cottage, then get great views at Cliffs of Moher, and then hike along Hag's Head.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Liscannor route planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kilrush, Kilkee Cliff Walk
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Vandeleur Walled Garden ©
Vandeleur Walled Garden

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