13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny
— 2 nights
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Kinsale
— 1 night
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Dingle
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 3 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Guinness Storehouse and Trinity College Dublin. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at James Joyce Cultural Centre and Ulysses Rare Books. There's lots more to do: visit Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and look for gifts at Old World New.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dublin journey builder app.

Bangkok, Thailand to Dublin is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Dublin is minus 7 hours. In October, Dublin is colder than Bangkok - with highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then stop by Darcys Treasures, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rock of Cashel. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Glasrai Goodies, look for gifts at Kilkenny Design Centre, and then stop by Kilkenny Handwrought Silver.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip planning app.

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Shopping · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
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Smithwick's Experience ©
Smithwick's Experience
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

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Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, look for gifts at Stone Mad Gallery, look for gifts at Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, then stop by Kinsale Crystal, then look for gifts at Giles Norman Photography Gallery, and finally stop by Kinsale Silver.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kinsale trip website.

Drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale ©
Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, stop by NU goldsmith., stop by Dingle Record Shop, then look for gifts at Kathleen McAuliffe, then look for gifts at Dingle Crystal, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Inch Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Holden Leathergoods, then enjoy the music at Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, then stop by Strand House Cafe, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Coumeenoole Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip builder tool.

Getting from Kinsale to Dingle by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop ©
Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach

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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.
Do your shopping at O`Dalaigh Jewellers and OMG Zhivago. Relax by the water at Dog's Bay Beach and Renvyle Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Clifden (Connemara Blue & Hehirs Of Clifden), Cottage Handcrafts (in Moyard) and Irish Crafts - Doolin (in Doolin). There's more to do: stop by Charlie Byrne's Bookshop and enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Galway travel planning site.

You can drive from Dingle to Galway in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Galway sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach
Cottage Handcrafts ©
Cottage Handcrafts
O`Dalaigh Jewellers ©
O`Dalaigh Jewellers

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