11 days in Ireland Itinerary

11 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin
— 4 nights
2
Dingle
— 2 nights
3
Cork
— 3 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Malahide Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glendalough Cathedral and Powerscourt Gardens and House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Trim Castle (in Trim), Wicklow Mountains National Park (in Glendalough Village) and Bru na Boinne (in Donore). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, walk around Castlecomer Discovery Park, view the masterpieces at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Columba's Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin holiday planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Dublin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: high temperatures in Dublin hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vale of Glendalough, Trim Castle, Malahide Castle, St Columba's Church, Castlecomer Discovery Park
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral

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 28th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, take in the exciting artwork at The Carol Cronin Gallery, see the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, browse the exhibits of Dingle Artworks, thendon't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, and finally identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Minard Castle, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Dublin to Dingle in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Minard Castle ©
Minard Castle

3
nights
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Rock of Cashel, Head underground at Mitchelstown Cave, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter and Paul's Church. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, thenadmire the masterpieces at Crawford Art Gallery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

Start your trip to Cork by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Dingle to Cork in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cork can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mitchelstown Cave, Kilfaughnabeg Christ Church, Rock of Cashel
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Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

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