13 days in Paris, Nice & Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Nice & Ireland Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Train:  12 h
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Wexford, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Dingle, Ireland
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  15 h
End: New York City, United States

1
night
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris online holiday maker.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12- hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Paris at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vieille Ville and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint-Paul de Vence and Eglise Saint Pierre. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Cap-Sea (in Agay) and Lérins Islands (in Cannes). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Nice trip simple and quick.

Getting from Paris to Nice by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Paris in July since evenings lows in Nice dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Eglise Saint Pierre, Saint-Paul de Vence, Cap-Sea, Lérins Islands
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum, take in the exciting artwork at James Joyce Cultural Centre, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and finally explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, then get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, then explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and finally admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dublin sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Nice, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Wexford, Ireland

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. On the 23rd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, stroll around Irish National Heritage Park, and then kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Wexford trip itinerary site.

Getting from Dublin to Wexford by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Dublin in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Wexford, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Curracloe Beach, Irish National Heritage Park
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Wexford Wildfowl Reserve ©
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

1
night
Kilkenny, Ireland

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 24th (Tue): stroll around Castlecomer Discovery Park, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kilkenny route planner.

Traveling by car from Wexford to Kilkenny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Castlecomer Discovery Park ©
Castlecomer Discovery Park
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

3
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Inch Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island, and finally delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dingle travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Great Blasket Island, The Great Blasket Centre and Island
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©
The Great Blasket Centre and Island
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

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