14 days in Paris, Belgium & Ireland Itinerary

14 days in Paris, Belgium & Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
3
Inishmore, Ireland
— 1 day
+3
Ferry + Bus + Foot + Bus:  6 h
4
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get some historical perspective at Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, steep yourself in history at La Madeleine, pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris online day trip planner.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5- hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then examine the collection at Maison d'Erasme, and then examine the collection at Atomium.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip planning website.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

1
day
Inishmore, Ireland

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 7th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilmurvey Beach, then explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, and then explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Inishmore trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Brussels to Inishmore. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Inishmore is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Brussels, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Inishmore, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Inishmore

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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach

1
night
Killarney, Ireland

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 8th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and then stroll through Inch Beach. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ross Island.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Killarney road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Inishmore to Killarney takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Inch Beach
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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.
On the 10th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capuchin Friary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

Before you visit Kilkenny, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and Powerscourt Gardens and House. Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Glendalough Cathedral (in Vale of Glendalough), Bru na Boinne (in Donore) and Trim (Trim Castle & St Mary's Abbey). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michan's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and stop by James Joyce Cultural Centre.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip builder website.

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kilkenny in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dublin, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Trim, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Glendalough Cathedral, Bru na Boinne
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Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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