24 days in London & Ireland Itinerary

24 days in London & Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
2
Killarney, Ireland
— 4 nights
3
Galway, Ireland
— 4 nights
4
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 5 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
National Gallery and Natural History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read London itinerary planner.

Vienna, Austria to London is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Explore hidden gems such as Killarney National Park and Carrantoohil. Take a break from the city and head to Gap of Dunloe and Inch Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar (in Kilcrohane), Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra) and Carriganass Castle (in Kealkill). It doesn't end there: stop by Holden Leathergoods and contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Church of Ireland.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Killarney trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from London to Killarney takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Killarney sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Holden Leathergoods, The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar, Inch Beach, Gougane Barra National Forest Park, Skyline Gallery
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Carrantoohil ©
Carrantoohil
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

4
nights
Galway, Ireland

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.
Get outdoors at Cliffs of Moher and Burren National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Tyrone House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Galway: Connemara Blue (in Clifden), Irish Crafts - Doolin (in Doolin) and Dog's Bay Beach (in Roundstone). It doesn't end there: explore the wide array of goods at OMG Zhivago and trek along with Hillwalk Tours.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Galway trip builder.

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Killarney in December, with highs in Galway at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cliffs of Moher, Connemara Blue, Irish Crafts - Doolin, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Burren National Park
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park

5
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

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.
Get outdoors at Ballinoulart Beach and Knockmealdown Mountains. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kilkenny Castle and Rock of Cashel. Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Hore Abbey (in Cashel), Athassel Priory (in Tipperary) and Enniscorthy (The National 1798 Rebellion Centre & St. Aidan's Cathedral). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Collegiate Church and stroll through Curracloe Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny holiday builder app.

Getting from Galway to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cashel, Enniscorthy, Knockmealdown Mountains, Ballinoulart Beach, Athassel Priory
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take a stroll through Grafton Street, see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin tour builder app.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December in Dublin, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 20:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

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