8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Killarney
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Dublin
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Phoenix

3
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Inch Beach and Inchydoney Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ross Castle and Muckross Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials (in Ventry), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dingle) and West Cork Model Railway Village (in Clonakilty). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, and steep yourself in history at Charles Fort.

For maps and tourist information, read Killarney attractions planner.

Phoenix, USA to Killarney is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in June, things will get colder in Killarney: highs are around 64°F and lows about 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Clonakilty, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Inch Beach, Kerry Cliffs, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
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Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Get some historical perspective at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Castle. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to Wicklow Mountains National Park in Glendalough Village--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, walk around St Stephens Green, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Drive from Killarney to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Killarney in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 48°F in Dublin. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wicklow Mountains National Park
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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