9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Galway
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: London

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.
Get in touch with nature at St. Stephen's Green and Phoenix Park. You'll explore and learn at Kilmainham Gaol and James Joyce Cultural Centre. The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, wander the streets of Temple Bar, sample the fine beverages at The Old Jameson Distillery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Newman University Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dublin online itinerary creator.

October in Dublin sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lahinch Beach and Hillwalk Tours. Take a break from Galway with a short trip to Hag's Head in Liscannor, about 1:05 hours away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, and don't miss a visit to Eyre Square.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Galway sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Liscannor, Corcomroe Abbey, Lahinch Beach
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre ©
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): cruise along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): stroll through Inch Beach, then kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dingle trip builder.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach

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