8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kinsale
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
New Delhi

4
days
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 sightseeing, museums, breweries, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St. Stephen's Green ©
St. Stephen's Green

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, do a tasting at Irish Whiskey Tasting Event, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Friary, and finally look for gifts at Darcys Treasures. On the next day, stop by Kilkenny Handwrought Silver, then have fun at South East Ireland, and then indulge your taste buds at The Devils Menu.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny tour planner.

Getting from Dublin to Kilkenny by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. November in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Kinsale.

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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Capuchin Friary ©
Capuchin Friary

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, take in the exciting artwork at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, stop by Kinsale Crystal, then look for gifts at Stone Mad Gallery, then stop by Aunty Nellies Sweet Shop, and finally stop by Kinsale Silver.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kinsale trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Kinsale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C.

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Kinsale Silver ©
Kinsale Silver
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Stone Mad Gallery ©
Stone Mad Gallery

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