10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Dublin
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Waterville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilmainham Gaol and Trinity College Dublin. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple Bar and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Grafton Street, contemplate the long history of James Joyce Cultural Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, and examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dublin. In October in Dublin, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Popular historic sites such as Blarney Castle & Gardens and Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms are in your itinerary. Peter Cox Photography and Muckross Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Killarney to go to Inch and see Inch Beach, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Killarney National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip builder.

Getting from Dublin to Killarney by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Waterville.

Things to do in Killarney

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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), cruise along Ring of Kerry, then kick back and relax at Derrynane Beach, and then see the interesting displays at The Story of Waterville Cable Station Exhibition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Skelligs Chocolate and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ballinskelligs Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Waterville trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Killarney to Waterville with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Waterville can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Clifden.

Things to do in Waterville

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park, look for gifts at Connemara Blue, and then look for gifts at Lowry's Sweater & Gift Shop. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Renvyle Beach, then look for gifts at Cottage Handcrafts, and finally stop by O`Dalaigh Jewellers.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Clifden vacation builder.

Explore your travel options from Waterville to Clifden with the Route module. November in Clifden sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Clifden

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Renvyle Beach, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Connemara National Park, Cottage Handcrafts
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Cottage Handcrafts ©
Cottage Handcrafts
O`Dalaigh Jewellers ©
O`Dalaigh Jewellers

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