8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Dublin
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Ventry
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Dublin

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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Clontarf Promenade. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, walk around St Stephens Green, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin holiday website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Dublin. May in Dublin sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Clontarf Promenade ©
Clontarf Promenade

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 5th (Tue): trek along Clare Coastal Walk Project, thengo for a walk through Beauty Of The Burren Walks, thenexplore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, and finally hike along Hag's Head.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor vacation builder.

Getting from Dublin to Liscannor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ventry.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Doolin
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

1
night
Ventry

Ventry ©
Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntrá, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ventry trip planning app.

Drive from Liscannor to Ventry in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Ventry

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
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 7th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Kenmare Road and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, trek along Beara Way, and then admire the majestic nature at Glanteenassig Wood.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Killarney trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Ventry to Killarney in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kenmare, Glanteenassig Wood, Beara Way
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road

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