8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland Trip Planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
3
Kinsale
— 1 night
4
Dingle
— 2 nights

2
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.
You'll explore and learn at Guinness Storehouse and James Joyce Cultural Centre. Get a sense of the local culture at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Temple Bar. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, look for gifts at Sheridans, walk around St Stephens Green, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in October, expect Dublin to be colder, temps between 16°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for gifts at Darcys Treasures, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, look for gifts at Kilkenny Handwrought Silver, then stop by Kilkenny Design Centre, and finally look for gifts at Kilkenny Crystal.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kilkenny online trip builder.

Getting from Dublin to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Darcys Treasures ©
Darcys Treasures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Giles Norman Photography Gallery, stop by Kinsale Silver, stop by Stone Mad Gallery, then stop by Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, then stop by Kinsale Crystal, and finally steep yourself in history at Charles Fort.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kinsale trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Kinsale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kinsale are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

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

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 21st (Fri): cruise along Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, look for gifts at Holden Leathergoods, attend a concert at Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, stop by Strand House Cafe, then look for gifts at Kathleen McAuliffe, and finally look for gifts at Dingle Record Shop.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dingle route builder tool.

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. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Shopping

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach
Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop ©

Similar plans

10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: September, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in London & Ireland BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, kids, hidden gems Preferences: October, kids Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL February, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: February, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Ireland SEE PLAN October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 55 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans