10 days in Dun Laoghaire, Malahide & Dublin Itinerary

10 days in Dun Laoghaire, Malahide & Dublin Itinerary

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Dun Laoghaire
— 2 nights
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Malahide
— 1 night
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Dublin
— 5 nights

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nights
Dun Laoghaire

Dun Laoghaire ©
On the 4th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wicklow Mountains National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Powerscourt Gardens and House, examine the collection at National Maritime Museum of Ireland, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Killiney Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dun Laoghaire holiday planner.

Dublin to Dun Laoghaire is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dun Laoghaire are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Malahide.

Things to do in Dun Laoghaire

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Powerscourt Gardens and House, Killiney Beach, Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House
National Maritime Museum of Ireland ©
National Maritime Museum of Ireland

1
night
Malahide

Malahide ©
Malahide is an affluent coastal suburban town outside Dublin city in Fingal, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Irish Military War Museum & Family Park, and then explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Malahide Castle.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Malahide road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Dun Laoghaire to Malahide takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Malahide

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

St Peter's Church, Irish Military War Museum & Family Park, Bru na Boinne
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Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Malahide Castle ©
Malahide Castle
Irish Military War Museum & Family Park ©
Irish Military War Museum & Family Park

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Guinness Storehouse and Trim Castle are in your itinerary. Visit Sandymount Strand and Dollymount Strand for some beach relaxation. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Clonmacnoise (in County Offaly) and Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle, Black Abbey, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the views from Ha'penny Bridge, catch a live event at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary planning website.

Dublin is just a short distance from Malahide. In May, daytime highs in Dublin are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Trim Castle, Clonmacnoise
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

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