8 days in Ireland & Western Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland & Western Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Casper
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Casper

3
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip maker.

Casper, USA to Dublin is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Casper to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Casper in July, you will find days in Dublin are colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally appreciate the history behind Kells Priory.

To see ratings and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny online route planner.

Getting from Dublin to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 57°F in Kilkenny. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kells Priory
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Kells Priory ©
Kells Priory

2
nights
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Wormhole.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Galway tour planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kilkenny in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 51°F in Galway. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

The Wormhole
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum

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