11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kinsale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Liscannor
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  12​h
End: New York City

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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around Phoenix Park, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

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New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rock of Cashel (in Cashel), Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea) and Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum (in Waterford). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilkenny Castle, get engrossed in the history at Medieval Mile Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip app .

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Hook Lighthouse, Rock of Cashel, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©

2
nights
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, then play a few rounds at Old Head Golf Links, and finally kick back and relax at Inchydoney Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, don't miss a visit to Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, and then stop by Kinsale Crystal.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kinsale driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Kinsale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kinsale are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kinsale

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Inchydoney Beach, Birds of Prey Educational Centre
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Birds of Prey Educational Centre ©
Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

1
night
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. On the 23rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, and then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Liscannor trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Liscannor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Doolin Cave
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

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