10 days in Kilkenny, Dingle & Dublin Itinerary

10 days in Kilkenny, Dingle & Dublin Itinerary

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10 days in Kilkenny, Dingle & Dublin Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Dublin
— 5 nights
End: Dublin

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.
You've now added Kilkenny Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny, then admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, then contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Palace, then see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kilkenny road trip website .

Dublin to Kilkenny is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Kilkenny. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Breweries

Side Trips

Waterford, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
You've now added Dingle Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dingle Oceanworld, head off the coast to Great Blasket Island, and then catch all the local highlights with Dingle Tours. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Slea Head Drive.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dingle trip planner .

Dublin to Dingle is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Dingle, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Dingle

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trip

Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Tours ©
Dingle Tours
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island

5
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, breweries, nightlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Dublin trip planner .

You can drive from Dingle to Dublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dublin when traveling from Dingle in July, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St. Stephen's Green ©
St. Stephen's Green

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