13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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13 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Cranbrook
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Blarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Killarney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Galway
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h
5
Inishmore
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Cranbrook

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kilkenny Castle and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bru na Boinne and St. Aidan's Cathedral. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Augustinian Church (in Drogheda), Butler Gallery (in Kilkenny) and Wicklow Mountains National Park (in Glendalough Village). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, see the interesting displays at The Little Museum of Dublin, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin travel itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kimberley, Canada to Dublin. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kimberley to Dublin. Traveling from Kimberley in October, Dublin is a bit warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Blarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kilkenny, St. Aidan's Cathedral, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Bru na Boinne, Augustinian Church
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Butler Gallery ©
Butler Gallery
St. Aidan's Cathedral ©
St. Aidan's Cathedral

1
night
Blarney

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
On the 30th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne, then contemplate the long history of Cork City Gaol, and then step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Blarney vacation builder.

You can drive from Dublin to Blarney in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Blarney can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Blarney

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Killarney National Park and Torc Waterfall. Get outdoors at Gap of Dunloe and Innisfallen Island. Go for a jaunt from Killarney to Kilcrohane to see The WhiteHouse Gallery about 1:25 hours away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms, take in the exciting artwork at Peter Cox Photography, and explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Killarney holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Blarney to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. 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 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Innisfallen Island ©
Innisfallen Island
The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar ©

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
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.
On the 4th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Tyrone House and then take in the awesome beauty at Hillwalk Tours.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Galway vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tyrone House
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Tyrone House ©
Tyrone House

1
night
Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, delve into the distant past at Dun Eoghanachta, and then explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Inishmore trip builder.

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry from Galway to Inishmore in 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta

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