9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Rochester
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Rochester

3
days
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Step out of the city life by going to Inch Beach and Coumeenoole Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gallarus Oratory and Fiadh Handwoven Design. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, and contemplate the long history of Great Blasket Island.

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Rochester, USA to Dingle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Rochester to Dingle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Rochester in September, plan for slightly colder days in Dingle, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

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Dingle Peninsula, Inch Beach, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

1
day
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe.

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Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

1
day
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 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey.

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You can drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dublin.

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#Historic Sites
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bru na Boinne and Grafton Street. You'll explore and learn at Kilmainham Gaol and Gallery of Photography. There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and make a trip to Temple Bar.

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Getting from Kilkenny to Dublin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

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Bru na Boinne
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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