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.
Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and Trinity College Dublin. Explore hidden gems such as Old World New and Halfpenny Bridge Market. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Temple Bar, look for gifts at Cleo Knitwear, walk around St Stephens Green, and browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin itinerary maker tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Dublin is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Bangkok to Dublin. Traveling from Bangkok in October, expect Dublin to be cooler, temps between 16°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Guinness Storehouse
4.1
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Neighborhood
Temple Bar
3.7

2
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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 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Darcys Treasures, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, then look for gifts at Glasrai Goodies, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and finally stop by Nicholas Mosse Pottery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilkenny Castle, then look for gifts at Kilkenny Design Centre, and then look for gifts at Kilkenny Handwrought Silver.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Parks

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Religious Site
Jerpoint Abbey
4.4

1
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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.
On the 17th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, stop by Stone Mad Gallery, stop by Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, then stop by Giles Norman Photography Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Kinsale Silver.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kinsale trip planning website.

Drive from Kilkenny to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kinsale can reach 15°C, while at night they dip 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
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Kinsale Crystal
4.8
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Historic Site
Charles Fort
4.6
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale
4.7

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 18th (Tue), look for gifts at NU goldsmith., stop by Dingle Record Shop, look for gifts at Sweet Pea Gift Shop, then don't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, then look for gifts at Kathleen McAuliffe, and finally stop by Dingle Crystal. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Holden Leathergoods, then attend a concert at Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, then browse the range of quality goods at Strand House Cafe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dingle trip planning app.

You can drive from Kinsale to Dingle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dingle

Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

3
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at O`Dalaigh Jewellers and Irish Crafts - Doolin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Hehirs Of Clifden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Renvyle Beach (in Renvyle), Connemara Blue (in Clifden) and Dog's Bay Beach (in Roundstone). There's still lots to do: explore the wide array of goods at OMG Zhivago, kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches, and stop by Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Galway driving holiday website.

Getting from Dingle to Galway by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Gift & Specialty Shop
O`Dalaigh Jewellers
4.9

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