8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

3
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, stroll around St Stephens Green, get advice or help at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip builder.

New Delhi, India to Dublin is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Dublin due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Friary, and finally look for gifts at Darcys Treasures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Kilkenny Handwrought Silver and then learn the tricks of the trade with The Devils Menu.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Classes Shopping

Side Trip

The Devils Menu
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Capuchin Friary ©
Capuchin Friary
Darcys Treasures ©
Darcys Treasures

1
night
Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
On the 8th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, view the masterpieces at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, stop by Kinsale Crystal, then stop by Stone Mad Gallery, then stop by Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, and finally stop by Kinsale Silver.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kinsale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Kinsale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kinsale can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Silver ©
Kinsale Silver
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal

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