8 days in Dublin & Western Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Dublin & Western Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
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Sligo
— 1 night
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Clifden
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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.
On the 30th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, then examine the collection at The Little Museum of Dublin, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., then explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and then see the interesting displays at Irish Whiskey Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin online road trip planner.

Phoenix, USA to Dublin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Dublin is 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Dublin reach 57°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Dublin

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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Irish Whiskey Museum ©
Irish Whiskey Museum
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin

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Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stop by Michael Quirke - Wood Carver, then kick back and relax at Dunmoran Strand, and then browse the range of quality goods at Mullaney Brothers.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sligo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Sligo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Sligo, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Clifden.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
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Dunmoran Strand ©
Dunmoran Strand
Mullaney Brothers ©
Mullaney Brothers

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Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Step out of the city life by going to Dog's Bay Beach and Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like O`Dalaigh Jewellers and Mulranny Strand. Step out of Clifden to go to Westport and see Derryaun Crafts, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Renvyle Beach, look for gifts at Lowry's Sweater & Gift Shop, browse the different shops at Hehirs Of Clifden, and expand your horizons at Connemara Blue.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Clifden trip planner.

Getting from Sligo to Clifden by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

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Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach
Mulranny Strand ©
Mulranny Strand
O`Dalaigh Jewellers ©
O`Dalaigh Jewellers

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