13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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13 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Redmond
Fly + Drive:  22 h
1
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
4
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Redmond

2
nights
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, then head off the coast to Scattery Island, and then make a trip to The Pollock Holes. Keep things going the next day: walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, then stop by Moher Cottage, and finally hike along Hag's Head.

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Redmond, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Redmond to Liscannor due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Redmond, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Liscannor, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kilkee, Scattery Island, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 18th (Mon), stroll through Coumeenoole Beach, then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive, and then don't miss a visit to Eask Tower. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dingle itinerary builder app.

Drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. May in Dingle sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

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 20th (Wed): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Mayfield Birds of Prey, examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Kilkenny in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mayfield Birds of Prey, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

5
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dublin online day trip planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Dublin by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kilkenny in May since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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