9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
Kilkenny
— 1 night
2
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Galway
— 2 nights
4
Dublin
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Phoenix

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle and then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny holiday planning tool

Phoenix, USA to Kilkenny is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Phoenix in November, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Kilkenny: temperatures range from 50°F by day to 42°F at night. You'll set off for Killarney on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Park ©
Jerpoint Park

2
nights
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 Courtney's Bar. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the striking features of St. Mary's Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Peter Cox Photography, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Courtney's Bar. On the next day, look for gifts at Aran Sweater Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms, then look for gifts at Lorge Chocolatier, then stop by Kenmare Soap Shop, and finally look for gifts at Skyline Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney sightseeing planning tool

You can drive from Kilkenny to Killarney in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Kenmare
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Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charlie Byrne's Bookshop as well as Cliffs of Moher. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Fanore Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, then look for gifts at The Burren Smokehouse,, and finally look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): stop by Standun Spiddal, look for gifts at Hazel Mountain Chocolates, then admire the natural beauty at Coole Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Galway trip itinerary planner

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Galway are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Fanore Beach, Standun, Coole Park, Hazel Mountain Chocolates, Cliffs of Moher
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Fanore Beach ©
Fanore Beach
Coole Park ©
Coole Park
Standun ©
Standun

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.
You've now added Guinness Storehouse to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, and then take a stroll through Temple Bar. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Dublin Castle, then wander the streets of Grafton Street, and then delve into the distant past at Bru na Boinne.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip maker website

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 38°F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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