9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Enniskerry
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Cashel
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Blarney
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Liscannor
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Galway
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
End: New York City


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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Irish Whiskey Museum, Grafton Street, National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): hit the sights you want to with City Sightseeing Dublin, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michan's Church, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, then get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Temple Bar. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, get a taste of the local shopping with Grafton Street, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then get engrossed in the history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, and finally examine the collection at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary planning website .

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in July: highs in Dublin hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Enniskerry.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

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Enniskerry

Enniskerry ©
A picturesque village in County Wicklow, Enniskerry sits along the Glencullen River.
To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Enniskerry sightseeing planning site .

Enniskerry is just a short distance from Dublin. In July in Enniskerry, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Cashel.

Things to do in Enniskerry

Historic Sites Parks
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Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House

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Cashel

Cashel ©
A tiny settlement rich in history, Cashel maintains the old-fashioned charm of a small market town.
For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cashel online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Enniskerry to Cashel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Cashel sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Cashel

Historic Sites
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Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

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Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Peter and Paul's Church.

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You can drive from Cashel to Cork in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cork are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Blarney.

Things to do in Cork

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jameson Distillery Midleton
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Jameson Distillery Midleton ©
Jameson Distillery Midleton
St. Peter and Paul's Church ©
St. Peter and Paul's Church

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Blarney

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Blarney Stone has been added to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Blarney sightseeing planner .

Blarney is just a stone's throw from Cork. In July in Blarney, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Blarney

Historic Sites
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Blarney Stone ©
Blarney Stone

1
night
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muckross Abbey as well as Muckross House. On the 9th (Tue), make a trip to St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney trip maker .

You can drive from Blarney to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Parks
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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night
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): cruise along Slea Head Drive.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dingle trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Killarney to Dingle by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Dingle are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You'll set off for Liscannor on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

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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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Liscannor road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Liscannor are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

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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.
You've added Salthill Beaches, Salthill Promenade, Galway Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Kirwan's Lane, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Galway Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and finally kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Galway, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 36°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches

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