11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Moncton
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Liscannor
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Moncton

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, stroll around Phoenix Park, don't miss a visit to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dublin planning app .

Moncton, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Moncton in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dublin, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, then contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): stop by Smithwick's Retail Store, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, then get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Kilkenny online road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

King of the Vikings VR
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 22nd (Tue), look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller, don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, and then take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): cruise along Dingle Peninsula, then take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Dingle tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower

2
nights
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 24th (Thu): make a trip to Cliffs of Moher, explore the striking landscape at The Burren, and then steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Liscannor trip builder .

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. In October in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

County Clare
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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