12 days in Ireland Itinerary

12 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 1 day
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Kilkenny
— 1 night
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Galway
— 4 nights
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Cork
— 2 nights
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Dingle
— 2 nights

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 21st (Wed), wander the streets of Temple Bar, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and then stroll around St Stephens Green.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin day trip app.

Brisbane, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Dublin, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Dublin is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology ©
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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 22nd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, then explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kilkenny holiday app.

Drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Kilkenny. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Rothe House and Garden ©
Rothe House and Garden
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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Galway

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

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.
Family-friendly places like Cliffs of Moher and Aillwee Cave will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Galway Cathedral. Explore Galway's surroundings by going to The Great Western Greenway (in Westport) and King John's Castle (in Limerick). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, appreciate the extensive heritage of Salthill Promenade, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eyre Square.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Galway trip planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Kilkenny in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Galway, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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Cork

Cork ©

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Fota Wildlife Park and then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, contemplate the long history of Cork City Gaol, and then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cork online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Cork takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 29th (Thu), cruise along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory, step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island, then make a trip to Eask Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dingle itinerary planner.

Drive from Cork to Dingle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Dingle Oceanworld ©
Dingle Oceanworld

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