11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ireland Trip Planner

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

S M T W T F S
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Guinness Storehouse. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Dublin Castle, get a taste of the local shopping with Grafton Street, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin travel route planner.

Cincinnati, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cincinnati in September; daily highs in Dublin reach 62°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
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 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, pause for some photo ops at Kells Priory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Brewery Corner.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

Kells Priory
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

2
nights
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 20th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, and then explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of James Fort, stop by Stone Mad Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, then look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, and finally steep yourself in history at Charles Fort.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kinsale online route planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Kinsale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kinsale are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Cork
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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 22nd (Sat): cruise along Slea Head Drive. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, don't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dingle route maker app.

Drive from Kinsale to Dingle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

Dingle Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

Similar plans

11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM GREECE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Ireland & Belfast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 40 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans