11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Ventry
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
4
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
Ventry

Ventry ©
Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntrá, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, then cruise along Dingle Peninsula, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Clogher Strand.

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Newark, USA to Ventry is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Ventry is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in September, with highs in Ventry at 63°F and lows at 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Ventry

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping

Side Trips

Dingle, Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

1
night
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 17th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Killarney tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ventry to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then stroll through Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, then stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Liscannor trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Killarney to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, then head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Ferns Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online vacation planner .

You can drive from Liscannor to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ferns Castle, King of the Vikings VR
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
King of the Vikings VR ©
King of the Vikings VR

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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 historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, and make a trip to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dublin road trip app .

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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