24 days in Ireland, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

24 days in Ireland, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hobart, Australia
Fly:  30 h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bunratty, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Ventry, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Hobart, Australia

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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.
Appreciate the collections at Guinness Storehouse and James Joyce Cultural Centre. Get some historical perspective at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, contemplate the long history of Dublin Castle, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dublin day trip planning website.

Hobart, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Hobart to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Dublin are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Dublin

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

2
nights
Bunratty, Ireland

Bunratty ©
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, take an in-depth tour of Craggaunowen, thenstop by McKernan Woollen Mills, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Quin Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): head off the coast to Scattery Island, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., thencontemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and finally contemplate the long history of Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bunratty trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Dublin to Bunratty by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bunratty can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Ventry.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations, Craggaunowen, Quin Abbey, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Craggaunowen ©
Craggaunowen

2
nights
Ventry, Ireland

Ventry ©
Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntrá, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Gallarus Oratory, stop by Brian de Staic Jeweller, and then head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Dingle Peninsula, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, thendon't miss a visit to Eask Tower, and finally examine the collection at The Great Blasket Centre and Island.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Ventry planner.

You can drive from Bunratty to Ventry in 2.5 hours. September in Ventry sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Ventry

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dingle, The Great Blasket Centre and Island, Dingle Peninsula, Slea Head Drive
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
The Great Blasket Centre and Island
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

3
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

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.
Popular historic sites such as Kilkenny Castle and Reginald's Tower are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: King of the Vikings (in Waterford), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, explore the galleries of VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, and contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny road trip planning app.

Drive from Ventry to Kilkenny in 4 hours. In September in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford, Enniscorthy, Hook Lighthouse, Rock of Cashel
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Triumphal Arch (in Orange), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Palais de Justice, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and visit Montmartre.

Discover how to plan a Paris trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Kilkenny to Paris in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilkenny to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kilkenny in September: highs in Paris hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Triumphal Arch, Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 24:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Leidsepleinfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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