10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Waterville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Clifden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Dublin

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.
Guinness Storehouse and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum will appeal to history buffs. Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Temple Bar, don't miss a visit to Grafton Street, walk around St Stephens Green, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dublin road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Dublin. In October in Dublin, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Muckross Abbey and Muckross House. Step off the beaten path and head to Inch Beach and Peter Cox Photography Gallery. Step out of Killarney to go to Blarney and see Blarney Castle & Gardens, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Killarney National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Killarney holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Dublin to Killarney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Waterville.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

2
nights
Waterville

Waterville ©
County Kerry's picture-perfect holiday resort of Waterville is a weekend getaway once favored by Charlie Chaplin's family.
On the 2nd (Wed), take a memorable drive along Ring of Kerry, tour the pleasant surroundings at Derrynane Beach, and then see the interesting displays at The Story of Waterville Cable Station Exhibition. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Skelligs Chocolate Co. and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ballinskelligs Beach.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Waterville trip builder website.

You can drive from Killarney to Waterville in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Waterville are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Clifden.

Things to do in Waterville

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ballinskelligs, Derrynane Beach, Ring of Kerry
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Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry
Skelligs Chocolate Co. ©
Skelligs Chocolate Co.
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach

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nights
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
On the 4th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, pick up some new knowledge with Connemara Blue, and then stop by Lowry's Sweater & Gift Shop. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, then stroll through Renvyle Beach, then stop by Cottage Handcrafts, and finally stop by O`Dalaigh Jewellers.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Clifden trip app.

Traveling by car from Waterville to Clifden takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, Cottage Handcrafts, Renvyle Beach, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
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Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Cottage Handcrafts ©
Cottage Handcrafts

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