16 days in Ireland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 3 nights
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Killarney
— 4 nights
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Waterville
— 2 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.
Popular historic sites such as Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Temple Bar and Dublin Castle. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dublin driving holiday planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Dublin is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Hore Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Hore Abbey
4.6
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Religious Site
Jerpoint Abbey
4.4

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lahinch Beach and Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dog's Bay Beach and O`Dalaigh Jewellers. Step out of Galway with an excursion to Cliffs of Moher in Liscannor--about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey and look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Galway trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Galway are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Lahinch Beach
4.7
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Lookout
Cliffs of Moher
4.7

4
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Muckross Abbey and Banna Strand. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Inch Beach and Coumeenoole Beach. Take a break from Killarney with a short trip to St James' Church in Dingle, about 1h 5 min away. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Muckross House, take some stellar pictures from Moll's Gap, and explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Killarney road trip website.

You can drive from Galway to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Killarney sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Waterville.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Inch Beach
4.7
Beach
Banna Strand
4.8

2
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Waterville

Waterville ©
County Kerry's picture-perfect holiday resort of Waterville is a weekend getaway once favored by Charlie Chaplin's family.
On the 19th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Charlie Chaplin Statue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Derrynane Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballinskelligs Beach. On your second day here, tee off at Waterville Golf Links, cruise along Ring of Kerry, and then step into the grandiose world of Ballycarbery Castle.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Waterville online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Waterville takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Waterville can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Waterville

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Derrynane Beach
4.9
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Scenic Drive
Ring of Kerry
4.3

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