9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Montreal
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Kilkenny
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
Montreal

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wicklow Mountains National Park and Zipline. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple Bar and Kilmainham Gaol. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dublin trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boucherville, Canada to Dublin. Traveling from Boucherville to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Dublin, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
days
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park and Salthill Promenade for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dromoland Castle Golf Club and Eyre Square. Venture out of the city with trips to National Museum of Ireland - Country Life (in Castlebar) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Westport). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Tyrone House.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Galway vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Galway are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Galway

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Adventure

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Tyrone House, Dromoland Castle, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Salthill Promenade ©
Salthill Promenade

1
day
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.
On the 25th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, explore the world behind art at Butler Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at National Craft Gallery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny itinerary maker.

You can drive from Galway to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

#Museums, #Breweries, #Historic Sites
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National Craft Gallery ©
National Craft Gallery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny ©
Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny

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