9 days in Ireland Itinerary

9 days in Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + bus:  16​h
1
Liscannor
— 1 night
2
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
3
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, and then make a trip to Cliffs of Moher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk, head off the coast to Scattery Island, then admire the striking features of Ennis Friary, and finally contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Liscannor sightseeing planner .

Minneapolis, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Liscannor due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in September; daily highs in Liscannor reach 63°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Doreen Drennan Art Studio & Garden, Scattery Island, Aillwee Cave, Kilkee Cliff Walk
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

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.
On the 28th (Mon), see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings VR, head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey.

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

Getting from Liscannor to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

King of the Vikings VR
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
King of the Vikings VR ©
King of the Vikings VR

4
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: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, take a stroll through Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip maker app .

Take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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