8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 1 night
2
Galway
— 1 night
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
5
Kinsale
— 1 night

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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): wander the streets of Temple Bar, look for gifts at Sheridans, then stop by Cleo Knitwear, and finally examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Oriental Rugs Dublin, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, then look for gifts at Kevin & Howlin, then stop by Old World New, and finally look for gifts at Carrolls Irish Gifts.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Dublin day trip website.

Jerusalem, Israel to Dublin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Dublin is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jerusalem in October: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 16°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at McCarthy's Jewellery Shop, attend a concert at OMG Zhivago, then get in touch with nature with Hillwalk Tours, then look for gifts at Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold, and finally stop by Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Galway are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
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Charlie Byrne's Bookshop ©
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop
Hillwalk Tours ©
Hillwalk Tours
Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold ©
Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold

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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. On the 19th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, then look for gifts at The Celtic T Shirt Shop, then stop by Kenny Woollen Mills & Lahinch Art Gallery, and finally get great views at Cliffs of Moher.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Galway to Liscannor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Liscannor sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Lahinch
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
The Celtic T Shirt Shop ©
The Celtic T Shirt Shop

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): cruise along Slea Head Drive. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Holden Leathergoods, look for gifts at Siopa Ceoil An Daingin - Dingle Music Shop, explore the wide array of goods at Strand House Cafe, then look for gifts at Kathleen McAuliffe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dingle trip planner.

Getting from Liscannor to Dingle by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°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
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach
Holden Leathergoods ©
Holden Leathergoods

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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 22nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, stop by Giles Norman Photography Gallery, stop by Kinsale Silver, look for gifts at Stone Mad Gallery, then stop by Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, and finally look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kinsale trip maker app.

Getting from Dingle to Kinsale by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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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