9 days in Pittsburgh & Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Pittsburgh & Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Pittsburgh & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh, United States
1
Pittsburgh, United States
— 1 day
Fly:  12​h
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
End: Pittsburgh, United States

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Pittsburgh, United States

Pittsburgh
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pittsburgh driving holiday app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Pittsburgh International Airport, Erie International Tom Ridge Field and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You'll set off for Dublin on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Outdoors Museums
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Christ Church Cathedral as well as Jameson Distillery Bow St.. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Christ Church Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and finally take a stroll through Grafton Street. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with National Gallery of Ireland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip builder site .

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Dublin in 12 hours. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Pittsburgh in May, expect Dublin to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 43°F. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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National Gallery of Ireland ©
National Gallery of Ireland
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blarney Castle & Gardens as well as Ring of Kerry. On the 26th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens. On the next day, head outdoors with Ring of Kerry.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney journey maker site .

You can take a train from Dublin to Killarney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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Galway, Ireland

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden as well as Cliffs of Moher. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Galway trip planning tool .

Getting from Killarney to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corcomroe Abbey, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Burren Perfumery, Cliffs of Moher
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Salthill Promenade ©
Salthill Promenade
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at James Joyce Cultural Centre, then contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, and then view the masterpieces at Science Gallery Dublin. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Royal Hibernian Academy.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip maker app .

Getting from Galway to Dublin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Science Gallery Dublin ©
Science Gallery Dublin

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