12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Cobh
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Dublin
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Mexico City

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Glendalough Cathedral and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, walk around Phoenix Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dublin online tour planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Dublin is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Mexico City to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in September, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Cobh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Glendalough Cathedral
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral

1
night
Cobh

Cobh ©
Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): learn something new at SailCork and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cobh road trip app.

You can drive from Dublin to Cobh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Cobh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Cobh

Classes Adventure Outdoors
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SailCork ©
SailCork
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral

3
nights
Killarney

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Step off the beaten path and head to Conor Pass and Climbing Tours. Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Tralee (Banna Strand & Kerry County Museum). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Killarney National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip app.

Getting from Cobh to Killarney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tralee, Conor Pass
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Climbing Tours
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass
Banna Strand
Banna Strand

2
nights
Galway

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): trek along with Hillwalk Tours and then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): walk around Eyre Square and then explore the historical opulence of Aughnanure Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Galway trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Aughnanure Castle
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle
Hillwalk Tours ©
Hillwalk Tours

1
night
Dublin

Dublin ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then stroll around Phoenix Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at National Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dublin journey planner.

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
National Botanic Gardens ©
National Botanic Gardens
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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