12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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12 days in Ireland Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  19​h
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cork
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
Singapore

2
days
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 13th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wicklow Mountains National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Portmarnock Beach, examine the collection at Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Library of Ireland, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dublin tour planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Dublin is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Dublin. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in June, with highs in Dublin at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Wicklow Mountains National Park, Portmarnock Beach
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2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, and then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along The Wicklow Way, then explore the historical opulence of Huntington Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven, Inspirational Gardens & Rachel's Café.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 14°C. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

#Parks, #Museums, #Trails

Side Trips

The Wicklow Way, Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition, The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Cashel Folk Village, Huntington Castle
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Jerpoint Park ©
Jerpoint Park
Huntington Castle ©
Huntington Castle

2
days
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Skelligs Rock, contemplate the long history of Leacanabuaile Fort, and then view the masterpieces at The Carol Cronin Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Dingle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Leacanabuaile Fort, Skelligs Rock
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The Carol Cronin Gallery ©
The Carol Cronin Gallery
Riasc ©
Riasc
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
day
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 20th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Peter Cox Photography Gallery, contemplate the long history of Staigue Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, then relax in the rural setting at Kennedy's Pet Farm, and finally hike along The Kerry Way.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Killarney day trip tool .

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trip

Staigue Fort
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The Kerry Way ©
The Kerry Way
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Kennedy's Pet Farm ©
Kennedy's Pet Farm

2
days
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the world behind art at Crawford Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Camden Fort Meagher, and then take an in-depth tour of Nano Nagle Place. On the next day, steep yourself in history at James Fort, shop like a local with Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and then tee off at Fota Island Resort.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cork travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cork

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Golf

Side Trips

Kinsale, Fota Island Resort
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Crawford Art Gallery ©
Crawford Art Gallery
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre ©
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre
Camden Fort Meagher ©
Camden Fort Meagher

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