9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville, Florida
Bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  19​h 45​min
End: Jacksonville, Florida

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 breweries, museums, sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dublin travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint Augustine, USA to Dublin. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Saint Augustine in October, with highs in Dublin at 56°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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 24th (Mon), stop by Kinsale Silver, look for gifts at Stone Mad Gallery, look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, then view the masterpieces at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kinsale travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kinsale takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. October in Kinsale sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dingle.

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

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get outside with Slea Head Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, stop by Dingle Crystal, enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, stop by Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, then pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, and finally get great views at Brian de Staic Jeweller.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dingle trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Dingle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Dingle are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

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