10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + bus:  19​h
1
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kylemore
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Cape Town

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Get outdoors at Torc Waterfall and Gap of Dunloe. Shop till you drop at The WhiteHouse Gallery and Skyline Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Killarney: Ballyrisode Beach (in Toormore), Inch Beach (in Inch) and Glengarriff Nature Reserve (in Glengarriff). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, make a trip to Ladies' View, and contemplate the long history of Muckross Abbey.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Killarney online trip itinerary maker .

Cape Town, South Africa to Killarney is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cape Town to Killarney. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in April; daily highs in Killarney reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kilkee.

Things to do in Killarney

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

The WhiteHouse Gallery, Inch Beach, Glengarriff Nature Reserve, Ballyrisode Beach, Skyline Gallery
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Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

1
night
Kilkee

Kilkee ©
Kilkee is a small coastal town in County Clare, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilkee Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bridges of Ross, and then explore the activities along Doughmore Bay.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kilkee attractions planning site .

Drive from Killarney to Kilkee in 2.5 hours. In April in Kilkee, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Kylemore.

Things to do in Kilkee

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Doughmore Bay
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Kilkee Beach ©
Kilkee Beach

2
nights
Kylemore

Kylemore ©
Established on the same grounds as Kylemore Castle, Kylemore Abbey monastery was founded in 1920 for Benedictine nuns who escaped from Belgium during World War I.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and then explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Kylemore trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Kilkee to Kylemore takes 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kylemore can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kylemore

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Connemara National Park
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chester Beatty Library and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Kilmainham Gaol and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, take a stroll through Grafton Street, stop by Sheridans, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin road trip planning website .

Drive from Kylemore to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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