6 days in Ireland Itinerary

6 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Kilkenny
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Bunratty
— 1 night
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Dublin
— 3 nights

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

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.
On the 9th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, then stroll through Kilkenny Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, then view the masterpieces at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip planning tool.

Birmingham, UK to Kilkenny is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bunratty.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums

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Castle
Rock of Cashel
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Bunratty

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, don't miss a visit to Shannon Heritage, and then explore the historical opulence of Dromoland Castle.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bunratty trip builder app.

Getting from Kilkenny to Bunratty by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors

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Golf Course
Dromoland Castle
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Landmark
Shannon Heritage
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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Christ Church Cathedral. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Newman University Church, stroll around St Stephens Green, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Dublin itinerary site.

Drive from Bunratty to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Dublin are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Guinness Storehouse
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Temple Bar
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