10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly + bus:  15​h 30​min
1
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
3
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
4
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Rochester

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gallarus Oratory and Great Blasket Island. Visiting Inch Beach and Coumeenoole Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, and view the masterpieces at Fiadh Handwoven Design.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip planner .

Rochester, USA to Dingle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Rochester in September, expect nights in Dingle to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Inch Beach, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

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 17th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Glengarriff Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland, then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall.

For where to stay and other tourist information, use the Killarney trip website .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, Glengarriff Nature Reserve
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Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kilkenny tour builder .

You can drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Breweries
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St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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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.
Bru na Boinne and Kilmainham Gaol will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Grafton Street and Gallery of Photography. There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty Library, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin attractions planner .

Drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Dublin, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

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