13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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13 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Galway
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Bangkok

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.
Head to Cleo Knitwear and DESIGNYARDfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple Bar and Kilmainham Gaol. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, look for gifts at Kevin & Howlin, steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Halfpenny Bridge Market.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bangkok, Thailand to Dublin. Traveling from Bangkok to Dublin, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in October, expect Dublin to be colder, temps between 15°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
nights
Kilkenny

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Darcys Treasures, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, then look for gifts at Glasrai Goodies, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally stop by Nicholas Mosse Pottery. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Irish Whiskey Tasting Event, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then look for gifts at Kilkenny Design Centre Ltd, and finally stop by Kilkenny Handwrought Silver.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip planner.

Getting from Dublin to Kilkenny by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glasrai Goodies
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Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Smithwick's Experience ©
Smithwick's Experience

1
night
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, stop by Kinsale Crystal, stop by Stone Mad Gallery, look for gifts at Aunty Nellies Sweet Shop, then stop by Giles Norman Photography, and finally look for gifts at Kinsale Silver.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kinsale travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Historic Sites
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Kinsale Silver ©
Kinsale Silver

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 18th (Tue), stop by NU goldsmith, look for gifts at Dingle Record Shop, look for gifts at Sweet Pea Gift Shop, make a trip to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, then stop by Kathleen McAuliffe, and finally stop by Dingle Crystal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Holden Leathergoods, look for gifts at Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, then look for gifts at Strand house, and finally kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dingle online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Kinsale to Dingle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Inch Beach
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach

3
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dog's Bay Beach and Salthill Beaches. Step off the beaten path and head to O`Dalaigh Jewellers and Irish Crafts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore), Clifden (Connemara Blue & Hehirs Of Clifden) and Renvyle Beach (in Renvyle). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Galway sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Galway in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Galway, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Clifden, Dog's Bay Beach, Renvyle Beach, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Irish Crafts - Doolin
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Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches

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