4 days in Kilkenny & County Dublin Itinerary

4 days in Kilkenny & County Dublin Itinerary

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Dublin
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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 9th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then take a stroll around Reginald's Tower, then see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bishop's Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Mount Juliet Estate.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip builder.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Kilkenny is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Kilkenny is minus 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Golf

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Reginald's Tower ©
Reginald's Tower
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Dublin, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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