13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Durban
Fly + Bus:  18 h 30 min
1
Killarney
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Liscannor
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
5
Dublin
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Durban

1
night
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Blackwater Woodturners and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, trek along Old Kenmare Road, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney attractions planner.

Durban, South Africa to Killarney is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Durban, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Killarney, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kenmare
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Old Kenmare Road ©
Old Kenmare Road

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then head outdoors with Slea Head Drive. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eask Tower, then look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller, and finally take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trips

Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Brian de Staic Jeweller ©
Brian de Staic Jeweller

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. On the 2nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, head outdoors with Wild Kitchen, then trek along Clare Coastal Walk Project, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Liscannor tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Liscannor takes 3.5 hours. November in Liscannor sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Wild Kitchen, Clare Coastal Walk Project, Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Wild Kitchen ©
Wild Kitchen
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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 3rd (Sun): tee off at Pococke Golf Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilkenny Castle, steep yourself in history at Rothe House and Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and finally see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Nore Valley Walking Route, then examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Waterford
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
King of the Vikings ©
King of the Vikings

5
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 museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dublin online trip maker.

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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