9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + bus:  18​h 15​min
1
Dingle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kylemore
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 22nd (Sun), stop by Dingle Record Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at The Carol Cronin Gallery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip itinerary builder website .

San Francisco, USA to Dingle is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Dingle is 8 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get a bit cooler in Dingle: highs are around 56°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

#Wildlife, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Carol Cronin Gallery ©
The Carol Cronin Gallery

1
night
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Norman McCloskey Photography, then look for all kinds of wild species at Glengarriff Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Muckross Abbey, and then step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Killarney travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Killarney

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Norman McCloskey Photography, Glengarriff Nature Reserve
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Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

1
night
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 25th (Wed): hike along Hag's Head, then take in the pleasant sights at Beauty Of The Burren Walks, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor trip maker website .

Drive from Killarney to Liscannor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kylemore.

Things to do in Liscannor

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Beauty Of The Burren Walks
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

1
night
Kylemore

Kylemore ©
Established on the same grounds as Kylemore Castle, Kylemore Abbey monastery was founded in 1920 for Benedictine nuns who escaped from Belgium during World War I.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): experience rural life at DK Connemara Oysters Ltd, then stop by Cottage Handcrafts, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kylemore trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Kylemore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Kylemore sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kylemore

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cottage Handcrafts, DK Connemara Oysters Ltd
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DK Connemara Oysters Ltd ©
DK Connemara Oysters Ltd
Cottage Handcrafts ©
Cottage Handcrafts

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.
For shopping fun, head to Grafton Street or DesignYard. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilmainham Gaol and Bru na Boinne. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and browse the collection at Chester Beatty Library.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip maker website .

Drive from Kylemore to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dublin are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
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Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

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