8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15 h
1
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilkenny
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Dublin
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens and then stop by Records and Relics.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cork driving holiday site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cork is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Cork, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Cork is little chillier than Tel Aviv - with highs of 10°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Shopping
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Records and Relics ©
Records and Relics

1
night
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 8th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Cathedral, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Collegiate Church.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip planning app.

You can drive from Cork to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

St. Mary's Collegiate Church
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Mary's Collegiate Church ©
St. Mary's Collegiate Church

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Portmarnock Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Trinity College Dublin. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, step into the grandiose world of Dublin Castle, wander the streets of Grafton Street, and explore the galleries of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by bus from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Portmarnock Beach
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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