10 days in Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Ireland Itinerary

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10 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Springfield
+3
Fly + bus + tram + train:  17​h 15​min
1
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Killarney
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Springfield

2
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Take a break from the city and head to The Great Western Greenway and Killadoon Standing Stone. Get a sense of the local culture at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and The Yellow Lady Design Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Ronan Halpin Gallery (in Keel), Minaun (in Achill Island) and Cross Beach Loop Walk (in Belmullet). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, take in the exciting artwork at The Quay Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dugort Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Westport trip itinerary maker .

Springfield, USA to Westport is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Westport when traveling from Springfield in January, with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Achill Island, Cross Beach Loop Walk, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Killadoon Standing Stone, Ronan Halpin Gallery
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Take a break from the city and head to Inch Beach and Torc Mountain Walk. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The English Market and Ross Castle. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Killarney online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Westport to Killarney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Westport in January since evenings lows in Killarney dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kerry Cliffs, The English Market, Inch Beach
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Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Shop till you drop at Grafton Street and Gallery of Photography. Go for a jaunt from Dublin to Glendalough Village to see Wicklow Mountains National Park about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, look for gifts at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, and explore the world behind art at The Gerard Byrne Studio.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Killarney to Dublin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Killarney in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Dublin, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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