9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

New York City
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Dunquin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Killarney
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City

1
day
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): hike along Hag's Head, then stop by Moher Cottage, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Liscannor road trip tool .

New York City, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from New York City to Liscannor, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Liscannor reach 60°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dunquin.

Things to do in Liscannor

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

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Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

2
days
Dunquin

Dunquin ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, meet the residents at Dingle Oceanworld, get great views at Brian de Staic Jeweller, then take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, and finally head off the coast to Great Blasket Island.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dunquin trip planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Dunquin in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Dunquin

#Scenic Drive, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Dingle, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island

1
day
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 13th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Killarney road trip app .

You can drive from Dunquin to Killarney in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Killarney are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

#Nature, #Parks
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

4
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.
Dublin is known for museums, breweries, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, make a trip to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin journey planner .

Traveling by train from Killarney to Dublin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Killarney in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 43°F in Dublin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St. Stephen's Green ©
St. Stephen's Green

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