11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Dingle
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

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.
Dublin is known for breweries, museums, sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol, stroll through St. Stephen's Green, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, and browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dublin itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
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 17th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then have some family-friendly fun at 3D Archery Ireland, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and finally appreciate the history behind Kells Priory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and finally look for gifts at Kittys cabin.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kilkenny travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors

Side Trips

3D Archery Ireland, Kells Priory
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

1
night
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, take in the exciting artwork at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, then stop by Kinsale Crystal, then look for gifts at Stone Mad Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Kinsale Silver.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kinsale vacation builder.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Kinsale sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Silver ©
Kinsale Silver
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal

3
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Explore Dingle's surroundings by going to Killarney National Park (in Killarney) and Castlegregory Golf Club (in Castlegregory). Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Brian de Staic Jeweller, stop by Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dingle trip planner.

You can drive from Kinsale to Dingle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Dingle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Killarney National Park, Castlegregory Golf Links, Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

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