8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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8 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Dublin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kinsale
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, stop by Sheridan’s Cheesemongers, then look for gifts at Cleo Knitwear, and finally contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol. On the next day, stop by Oriental Rugs, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, stop by Kevin & Howlin, then stop by Old World New, and finally look for gifts at Carrolls Irish Gifts.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dublin itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. October in Dublin sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Tue), stop by McCarthys Jewellery Shop, look for gifts at OMG @ Zhivago, then trek along Hillwalk Tours, then stop by Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold, and finally stop by Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Galway vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Shopping Tours Outdoors
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Charlie Byrne's Bookshop ©
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop
OMG Zhivago ©
OMG Zhivago
Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold ©
Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold

1
night
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, then stop by The Celtic T Shirt Shop, then stop by Kenny Woollen Mills Shop, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Galway to Liscannor. In October in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lahinch
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
The Celtic T Shirt Shop ©
The Celtic T Shirt Shop

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 20th (Thu), cruise along Slea Head Drive. On the next day, look for gifts at Holden Leathergoods, stop by Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, look for gifts at Strand house, then look for gifts at Kathleen McAuliffe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dingle itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Liscannor to Dingle. In October, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping

Side Trip

Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach
Holden Leathergoods ©
Holden Leathergoods

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 22nd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, stop by Giles Norman Photography, stop by Kinsale Silver, then look for gifts at Stone Mad Gallery, then look for gifts at Aunty Nellies Sweet Shop, and finally look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kinsale trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Dingle to Kinsale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Kinsale are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

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