12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur
Fly:
9​h 30​min
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:
1​h 15​min
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 30​min
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 15​min
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:
23​h 30​min
Kuala Lumpur

2
days
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, then contemplate the long history of Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms, and then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Killarney vacation trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Killarney. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Killarney is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect Killarney to be colder, temps between 13°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

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Killarney National Park
Ross Castle

2
days
Cork

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to University College Cork (UCC), step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and finally steep yourself in history at Charles Fort. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh and then look for all kinds of wild species at Fota Wildlife Park.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cork itinerary planner.

Traveling by taxi from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Cork

Wildlife Areas Sightseeing Parks

Side Trips

Kinsale, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Titanic Experience Cobh
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Fota Wildlife Park
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort

2
days
Galway

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wild Atlantic Way as well as Cliffs of Moher. On the 9th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park and then take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Galway trip builder.

Drive from Cork to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Burren, Cliffs of Moher
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Connemara National Park
Cliffs of Moher
Wild Atlantic Way

4
days
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 sightseeing, museums, breweries, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dublin vacation planner.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Dublin, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar

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