14 days in Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 4 nights
3
Galway
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  15​h
End: Norfolk

4
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Wicklow Mountains Tour as well as Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Get some cultural insight at Kilmainham Gaol and Guinness Storehouse. Saint Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin Castle will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 3rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip builder website .

Norfolk, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Norfolk in April; daily highs in Dublin reach 53°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

4
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.
You've now added Go With The Flow - River Adventures to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Curracloe Beach and Castlecomer Discovery Park. Kilkenny Castle and Jerpoint Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Kilkenny: Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea), Rock of Cashel (in Cashel) and Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (in Ardcavan). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny day trip app .

Traveling by train from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kilkenny when traveling from Dublin in April, with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hook Lighthouse, Rock of Cashel, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Curracloe Beach
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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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.
You've now added Real Adventures Connemara to your itinerary. Visiting Cliffs of Moher and Doughmore Bay will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Michael Davitt Museum. Step out of Galway to go to Lahinch and see Lahinch Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Galway day trip site .

Drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Galway when traveling from Kilkenny in April, with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Real Adventures Connemara, Doughmore Bay, Lahinch Beach, Cliffs of Moher, Michael Davitt Museum
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum

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