6 days in Ireland Itinerary

6 days in Ireland Itinerary

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6 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
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Dublin
— 1 night
2
Waterford
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dingle
— 1 night
5
Galway
— 1 night
End: Dublin

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night
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 Castle has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, then browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, and then explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Waterford.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

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Waterford

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
On the 6th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Reginald's Tower, take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Palace, then examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, and finally stop by Hibernian Gifts.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Waterford road trip site .

You can drive from Dublin to Waterford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dublin in July since evenings lows in Waterford dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Waterford

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Reginald's Tower ©
Reginald's Tower

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, then hunt for treasures at The English Market, and finally steep yourself in history at Charles Fort.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Kinsale day trip planning app .

Getting from Waterford to Kinsale by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kinsale can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cork, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Titanic Experience Cobh
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ross Castle.

Before you visit Dingle, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Dingle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ross Castle
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St.James Church ©
St.James Church
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden as well as Cliffs of Moher. On the 10th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, then admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and then stop by Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Galway trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Dingle to Galway in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dingle in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 51°F in Galway. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Cliffs of Moher
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop ©
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop

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