9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Foot + Bus:  17 h 45 min
End: Houston

4
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, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin tour planner.

Houston, USA to Dublin is an approximately 16- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Dublin is 6 hours. Traveling from Houston in March, things will get cooler in Dublin: highs are around 48°F and lows about 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Kilkenny.

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
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 7th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny day trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

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. On the 8th (Tue), hike along Hag's Head, look for all kinds of wild species at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre, then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, and finally don't miss a visit to Kilkee Cliff Walk.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Liscannor trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Liscannor takes 2.5 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. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling 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
Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre ©
Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre

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