9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Galway
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
End: Los Angeles

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, and finally steep yourself in history at Bru na Boinne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dublin Mountains, then trek along Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, and then explore the historical opulence of Malahide Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Dublin is 8 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: highs in Dublin hover around 50°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bru na Boinne, Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, Malahide Castle
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray ©
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, hike along Torc Mountain Walk, and then contemplate the long history of Muckross Abbey. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Carrantoohil, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Kerry Way, then trek along Old Kenmare Road, and finally admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip planner .

Getting from Dublin to Killarney by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. November in Killarney sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Old Kenmare Road
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Carrantoohil ©
Carrantoohil
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk

2
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Wild Atlantic Way and South Park. Popular historic sites such as Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park are in your itinerary. Step out of Galway to go to Liscannor and see Cliffs of Moher, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, and explore the historical opulence of Oranmore Castle.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway trip maker app .

Getting from Killarney to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Killarney in November: highs in Galway hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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