8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dublin tour itinerary planning tool.

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Dublin. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
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 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

2
nights
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 7th (Fri), go for a walk through Kilkee Cliff Walk, then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, then hike along Hag's Head, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge. and then stroll through Clare Coastal Walk Project.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Liscannor online trip builder.

Getting from Kilkenny to Liscannor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kilkee Cliff Walk, Scattery Island, Clare Coastal Walk Project, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge.
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

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