12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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12 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
2
Cobh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Galway
— 2 nights
5
Dublin
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 30​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.
Go for a jaunt from Dublin to Vale of Glendalough to see Glendalough Monastic Settlement about 1:10 hours away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol, catch a live event at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, stroll through St. Stephen's Green, and admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dublin travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mexico City, Mexico to Dublin. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Dublin is 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mexico City in September, with highs in Dublin at 19°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the waterfront activity at SailCork, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, and then tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cobh online itinerary creator.

Getting from Dublin to Cobh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cobh can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cobh

Adventure Tours 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Banna Strand and Climbing Tours. Step out of Killarney with an excursion to Kerry County Museum in Tralee--about 34 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Killarney trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cobh to Killarney by taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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): take in the awesome beauty at Hillwalk Tours and then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Eyre Square, step into the grandiose world of Aughnanure Castle, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early 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
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

1
night
Dublin

Dublin ©
On the 2nd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, then stroll through Phoenix Park, and then admire the natural beauty at National Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dublin holiday planner.

Getting from Galway to Dublin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: 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 Historic Sites Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
National Botanic Gardens ©
National Botanic Gardens

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