7 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

7 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
3
Cork, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Glengarriff, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Killarney, Ireland
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 45​min
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Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Galway, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Sligo, Ireland
— 1 night
9
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
End: Dublin, Ireland


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Dublin, Ireland

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.
Plan my day in Dublin using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. In September in Dublin, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. You will leave for Kilkenny on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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Kilkenny, Ireland

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 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny visit site .

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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Cork, Ireland

Cork
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cork trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Glengarriff.

Things to do in Cork

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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Glengarriff, Ireland

Glengarriff ©
Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Glengarriff Nature Reserve, delve into the distant past at Uragh Stone Circle, then get to know the fascinating history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Ewe Experience.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glengarriff travel planner .

Drive from Cork to Glengarriff in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, Uragh Stone Circle
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Uragh Stone Circle ©
Uragh Stone Circle
The Ewe Experience ©
The Ewe Experience

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 25th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Cross Church, then identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planning website .

Getting from Glengarriff to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Limerick.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Holy Cross Church, Kerry Cliffs
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs

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Limerick, Ireland

Limerick
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Limerick online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Killarney to Limerick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Limerick, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Galway.

Things to do in Limerick

Outdoors Nightlife Parks
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Galway, Ireland

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 26th (Thu): make a trip to Tyrone House, get to know the fascinating history of Kirwan's Lane, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock.

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Traveling by car from Limerick to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Tyrone House
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National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
Tyrone House ©
Tyrone House
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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Sligo, Ireland

Sligo
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sligo online trip builder .

You can drive from Galway to Sligo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You will leave for Belfast on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Sligo

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll through WWT Castle Espie, contemplate the long history of Scrabo Tower, contemplate the long history of The Tropical Ravine House, then contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Patricks Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Belfast online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Sligo to Belfast takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Belfast are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Scrabo Tower, WWT Castle Espie
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Scrabo Tower ©
Scrabo Tower
WWT Castle Espie ©
WWT Castle Espie
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

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