9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 1 night
train:  7​h
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
4
Liscannor
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Galway
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Toronto


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1
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition as well as Trinity College Dublin. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, take a stroll through Grafton Street, then stroll through St. Stephen's Green, and finally make a trip to Temple Bar.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin online route builder .

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Dublin are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gap of Dunloe, Quills Woollen Market and Ring of Kerry. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland, get a taste of the local shopping with Peter Cox Photography Gallery, stop by Mr.Mcquires Olde Sweet Shop, then stop by Quills Woollen Market, and finally appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): cruise along Ring of Kerry.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Killarney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Dublin to Killarney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Killarney sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Ring of Kerry
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Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

2
nights
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Little Cheese Shop as well as Dolphin & Whale Watching. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stop by The Little Cheese Shop.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dingle tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Glenteenassig Forest Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Glenteenassig Forest Park ©
Glenteenassig Forest Park
Holden Leathergoods ©
Holden Leathergoods

few
hours
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cliffs of Moher. On the 9th (Thu), trek along Hag's Head and then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Liscannor tour planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Dingle to Liscannor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Liscannor sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails
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Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre as well as Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Galway trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Liscannor to Galway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. You will leave for home on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Standun, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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