9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Boston

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: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dublin online trip planner.

Boston, USA to Dublin is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in October: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 57°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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 13th (Wed): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, admire nature's extreme beauty at The Ice Cream Parlour, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, and then cruise along Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, make a trip to Eask Tower, then make a trip to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, and finally make a trip to Dingle Peninsula.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dingle trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Dingle are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Slea Head Drive, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

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 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, then walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then don't miss a visit to Cliffs of Moher. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at The Woollen Market, take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, and then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Liscannor travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, Scattery Island, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Lahinch Beach
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark

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