8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  20​h 15​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 breweries, museums, sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Phoenix Park, make a trip to Grafton Street, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

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
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 16th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Kilkenny Castle, then stop by Darcys Treasures, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

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 17th (Sat): get outside with Slea Head Drive. On the next day, stop by Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, then stop by Dingle Crystal, and finally play a few rounds at Castlegregory Golf Club.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Golf

Side Trips

Slea Head Drive, Castlegregory Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
St.James Church ©
St.James Church

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