10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Asheville
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  16 h 45 min
End: Asheville

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: visit Temple Bar, walk around Phoenix Park, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Asheville, USA to Dublin is an approximately 15- hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Asheville to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Dublin is slightly colder than Asheville - with highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catch the 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 1st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle.

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Getting from Dublin to Kilkenny by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

2
nights
Killarney

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 2nd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, then admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, and then browse the exhibits of Norman McCloskey Photography.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Killarney travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kenmare
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

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 4th (Sun): hike along Hag's Head, then contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

County Clare
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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