15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
4
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
On the 11th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, view the masterpieces at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Blarney Castle & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Kinsale Silver, stop by Stone Mad Gallery, stop by Kinsale Crystal, look for gifts at Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, then view the masterpieces at Rohan Reilly Photography, and finally stop by Giles Norman Photography Gallery.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kinsale trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Kinsale is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, things will get much colder in Kinsale: highs are around 11°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre ©
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Shop till you drop at Penny's Pottery and John Weldon Jewellers. Let the collections at The Carol Cronin Gallery and The Great Blasket Centre and Island capture your imagination. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, stop by Strand House Cafe, and shop like a local with Dingle Artworks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Dingle online trip maker .

You can drive from Kinsale to Dingle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Dingle are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dingle

Shopping Tours Museums

Side Trips

Ventry, The Great Blasket Centre and Island
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Penny's Pottery ©
Penny's Pottery
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
St.James Church ©
St.James Church

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kilkenny Castle and Shankill Castle. Jerpoint Abbey and Rothe House and Garden will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Kilkenny with an excursion to Wexford Wildfowl Reserve in Ardcavan--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Irish National Heritage Park, look for gifts at Darcys Treasures, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and sample the tasty concoctions at Brewery Corner.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Kilkenny takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
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Wexford Wildfowl Reserve ©
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Kilmainham Gaol and Saint Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Grafton Street and Trinity College Dublin. Spend the 21st (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, catch a live event at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dublin road trip website .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Dublin sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

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