7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Quebec City
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Clifden
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Quebec City

1
night
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Renvyle Beach, then stop by Cottage Handcrafts, then stop by Lowry's Sweater & Gift Shop, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Hehirs Of Clifden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Sky Rd, take in the exciting artwork at Roundstone Ceramics, and then kick back and relax at Dog's Bay Beach.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Clifden tour builder site .

Quebec City, Canada to Clifden is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Quebec City to Clifden, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Clifden

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Roundstone, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Cottage Handcrafts, Renvyle Beach
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Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach

1
night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, stop by John Weldon Jewellers, stop by Sea Glass Studio, then view the masterpieces at The Carol Cronin Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dingle trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Clifden to Dingle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Dingle are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dingle

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Inch Beach
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
The Carol Cronin Gallery ©
The Carol Cronin Gallery

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stop by Kinsale Silver, shop like a local with The Gallery Kinsale, view the masterpieces at Rohan Reilly Photography, then look for gifts at Giles Norman Photography Gallery, then shop like a local with Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kinsale trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Dingle to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kinsale

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre ©
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre
Rohan Reilly Photography ©
Rohan Reilly Photography

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.
On the 17th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, and then explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): take a stroll through Grafton Street and then explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty Library.

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You can drive from Kinsale to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

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