12 days in London & Ireland Itinerary

12 days in London & Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
3
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
4
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
5
Clifden, Ireland
— 3 nights

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, thencontemplate the long history of Tower of London, and then explore the world behind art at The British Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and then make a trip to Big Ben.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London route website.

Milan, Italy to London is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, make a trip to Merrion Square, and contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dublin online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Kilkenny, Ireland

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.
On the 28th (Fri), Head underground at Dunmore Cave, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and then explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Kilkenny are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Dunmore Cave
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Smithwick's Experience ©
Smithwick's Experience
Dunmore Cave ©
Dunmore Cave

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nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Muckross House and then don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October in Killarney, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Clifden.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ladies' View ©
Ladies' View
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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nights
Clifden, Ireland

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Atlantic Drive on Achill Island and The Great Western Greenway. Go for a jaunt from Clifden to Cong to see Royal Abbey of Cong about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Sky Rd, look for gifts at Cottage Handcrafts, admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and browse the different shops at Hehirs Of Clifden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Clifden day trip site.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Clifden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Clifden

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Westport, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Cottage Handcrafts, Royal Abbey of Cong
Highlights from your plan
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
Sky Rd ©
Sky Rd
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©

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