6 days in Ireland Itinerary

6 days in Ireland Itinerary

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6 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Kinsale
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

few
hours
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 30th (Sun), stop by Granny's Bottom Drawer, then look for gifts at Giles Norman Photography Gallery, then look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, and finally view the masterpieces at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kinsale trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Kinsale is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In December in Kinsale, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

#Shopping, #Museums
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Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre ©
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre
Giles Norman Photography Gallery ©
Giles Norman Photography Gallery
Granny's Bottom Drawer ©
Granny's Bottom Drawer

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 31st (Mon), look for gifts at Dingle Record Shop, look for gifts at Kathleen McAuliffe, look for gifts at John Weldon Jewellers, then take in the exciting artwork at The Carol Cronin Gallery, then stop by Holden Leathergoods, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Penny's Pottery. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Fiadh Handwoven Design, look for gifts at NU goldsmith, look for gifts at Sweet Pea Gift Shop, then stop by The Little Cheese Shop, then stop by Sea Glass Studio, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Strand House Cafe.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip website .

Drive from Kinsale to Dingle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Dingle

#Shopping, #Museums, #Tours

Side Trip

Penny's Pottery
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Penny's Pottery ©
Penny's Pottery
The Carol Cronin Gallery ©
The Carol Cronin Gallery
Fiadh Handwoven Design ©
Fiadh Handwoven Design

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stop by Cleo Knitwear, take a stroll through Grafton Street, then look for gifts at Sheridans, and finally contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol. On your second day here, stop by Kevin & Howlin, buy something for everyone on your list at Fallon & Byrne, then admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gallery of Photography.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Dublin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dingle in January since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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