7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Santiago de Compostela
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 3 nights
2
Liscannor
— 1 night
3
Kilkenny
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Santiago de Compostela

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: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, walk around Phoenix Park, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dublin road trip planning site .

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Dublin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in July, expect nights in Dublin to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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 1st (Thu), contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, then hike along Clare Coastal Walk Project, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Liscannor online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Liscannor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Doolin, Poulnabrone Dolmen
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at King of the Vikings VR, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of Medieval Mile Museum, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, stroll through Rothe House and Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Kilkenny online travel route planner .

Getting from Liscannor to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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