10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Killarney
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, wander the streets of Temple Bar, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and step into the grandiose world of Dublin Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Dublin. Traveling from Toronto in August, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

Plan trip to Kilkenny with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum

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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stroll around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, then explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher, and then experience rural life at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Liscannor tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Liscannor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Liscannor are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark ©
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park ©

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 30th (Sun), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, then stroll through Clogher Strand, and finally take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive and then look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dingle day trip planner.

Drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 1st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Muckross House, take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Kenmare Road. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Killarney vacation planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Kenmare Road
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road

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