8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Berlin

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Head to The English Market and Blackwater Woodturnersfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Inchydoney Beach and Torc Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Norman McCloskey Photography (in Kenmare) and Kinsale (Charles Fort & The Gallery Kinsale). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, look for gifts at Skyline Gallery, and step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle.

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Berlin, Germany to Killarney is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Killarney is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Kenmare, Kinsale, Kerry Cliffs, The English Market, Inchydoney Beach
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Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 4th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach, take in the exciting artwork at The Carol Cronin Gallery, then look for gifts at Sea Glass Studio, then stroll through Clogher Strand, and finally explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dingle online vacation planner .

Getting from Killarney to Dingle by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Dingle, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Inch Beach
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
The Carol Cronin Gallery ©
The Carol Cronin Gallery

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Trinity College Dublin. Change things up with a short trip to Bru na Boinne in Donore (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Grafton Street, view the masterpieces at The Gerard Byrne Studio, browse the exhibits of Gallery of Photography, and look for gifts at James Joyce Cultural Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Dublin trip planner .

Getting from Dingle to Dublin by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dingle in January since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

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