7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 1 night
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Doolin
— 1 night
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Killarney
— 1 night
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Cobh
— 1 night

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chester Beatty and National Botanic Gardens. Kids will enjoy Temple Bar and St Stephens Green. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, stroll around Phoenix Park, and steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Dublin. October in Dublin sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, then don't miss a visit to Quay Street, and finally stroll around Eyre Square.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Galway itinerary builder website.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Galway sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

1
night
Doolin

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Doolin Pier, Head underground at Doolin Cave, trek along Clare Coastal Walk Project, take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Doolin trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Galway to Doolin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Doolin

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Lahinch Beach, Cliffs of Moher, Poulnabrone Dolmen
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

1
night
Killarney

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 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Ladies' View, take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, then identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Killarney day trip website.

You can drive from Doolin to Killarney in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Killarney, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cobh.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerry Cliffs
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Ladies' View ©
Ladies' View
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

1
night
Cobh

Cobh ©
Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, examine the collection at Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story, appreciate the history behind Annie Moore Monument, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cobh day trip planning site.

You can drive from Killarney to Cobh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cobh

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Fota Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral
Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story ©
Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story

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