8 days in Dublin, Donore & Kilkenny Itinerary

8 days in Dublin, Donore & Kilkenny Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Leinster trip itinerary planner

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Dublin
— 2 nights
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Donore
— 2 nights
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Kilkenny
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Dublin

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wicklow Mountains Tour, National Botanic Gardens, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around St Stephens Green, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, and view the masterpieces at Science Gallery Dublin.

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If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Donore.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Donore

— 2 nights
Only 2 km (1.25 mi) from World Heritage Site Bru na Boinne, the tiny village of Donore in County Meath supports a population of roughly 700 people.
On the 14th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Newgrange, then brush up on your military savvy at Irish Military War Museum & Family Park, and then delve into the distant past at Bru na Boinne.

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You can drive from Dublin to Donore in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Donore can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Donore

Historic Sites · Museums

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Kilkenny

— 3 nights

Marble City

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 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step aboard Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, then admire the landmark architecture of Tintern Abbey, and then visit a coastal fixture at Hook Lighthouse.

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Getting from Donore to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kilkenny when traveling from Donore in July, with lows around 16°C.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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