7 days in Dublin, Galway & Cork Itinerary

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Dublin
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Cork
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Dublin — 2 nights

Fair City

On the 31st (Mon), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then identify plant and animal life at Dublin Falconry, then take in the exciting artwork at James Joyce Cultural Centre, and finally wander the streets of Grafton Street. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, then explore the world behind art at Photo Museum Ireland, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin itinerary builder site.

Milan, Italy to Dublin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in July, with highs in Dublin at 23°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Galway.
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Galway — 2 nights

City of the Tribes

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Lynch's Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Spiddal Craft & Design Studios, and finally admire the masterpieces at Connemara Marble Visitor's Center. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Curraghduff Farm, surround yourself with nature on Ireland's School of Falconry, then examine the collection at The Quiet Man Museum, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cork.
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Cork — 2 nights

Rebel City

Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, look for all kinds of wild species at Fota Wildlife Park, then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turkish Delights, and finally stop by The Wine Buff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

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Traveling by car from Galway to Cork takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cork are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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