11-Day Ireland Road Trip from Dingle to Limerick, Dublin, and Galway

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11 days & 10 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Explore the best of Ireland on a 11-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Dingle, Killarney, The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, Cahir, Dublin, The Municipal District of Trim, Swords, Kinvarra, Loughrea Municipal District, Bunratty, Limerick, and Galway. This road trip itinerary in Ireland seamlessly combines exploration with relaxation.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Ireland takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Dingle, 1 night in Limerick, 5 nights in Dublin, and 2 nights in Galway. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Ireland. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Dingle, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Ireland on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Ireland. Phoenix Park and Cliffs of Moher are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Dingle, Killarney, The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, Cahir, Dublin, The Municipal District of Trim, Swords, Kinvarra, Loughrea Municipal District, Bunratty, Limerick, and Galway, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Ireland. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Ireland.

Throughout your road trip in Ireland, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Ireland.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Ireland fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Ireland today!

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Hotel, 10 nights
Rental car, 11 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Swords
Limerick -  in IrelandLimerick / 1 night
Galway - city in IrelandGalway / 2 nights
Aerial view of Dublin city center at sunset with River Liffey and Samuel Beckett bridge in the middle. Bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava.Dublin / 5 nights
Dingle / 2 nights

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Photo of Phoenix park with a beautiful view, Dublin, Ireland.Phoenix Park
Photo of amazing Cliffs of Moher at sunset in Ireland, County Clare.Cliffs of Moher
St Stephen's GreenSt Stephen's Green
Dublin CastleDublin Castle
Photo of the entrance to Dublin Zoo in the Phoenix park, Dublin. Opened in 1831 it covers an area of 28 hectares in the heart of Dublin City.Dublin Zoo
Photo of the St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland.St Patrick's Cathedral
Photo of Guinness Storehouse, Popular Tourist Attraction in Dublin, Ireland.Guinness Storehouse
Photo of Greenhouse in The National Botanic Garden in Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland.National Botanic Gardens
Malahide Castle & Gardens, Malahide Demesne, Malahide-West ED, Malahide ED, Fingal, County Dublin, Leinster, IrelandMalahide Castle & Gardens
Photo of Ruins of the medieval old huge cathedral among tombstones on Rock of Cashel, Ireland.Rock of Cashel
Photo of view of famous illuminated Ha Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland at sunset.Ha'penny Bridge
Photo of fountain depicting Galway Hookers in Eyre Square with Browne doorway in background in Galway, Ireland.Eyre Square
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Bunratty East, Drumline ED, Shannon Municipal District, County Clare, Munster, IrelandBunratty Castle & Folk Park
Photo of the Book of Kells exhibition at the library of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.Book of Kells
Photo of exterior view of the National Museum of Ireland .National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
Killarney National Park, Glenna, Muckross ED, Killarney Municipal District, County Kerry, Munster, IrelandKillarney National Park
Molly Malone StatueMolly Malone Statue
Photo of Muckross House and gardens in National Park Killarney, Ireland.Muckross House
Photo of beautiful Christ Church in the city center, Dublin.Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
photo of view ofRoss Castle is a 15th-century tower house in County Kerry, Ireland.Ross Castle
Photo of view from Torc Mountain, Ireland.Torc Mountain
photo of Trim Castle .
Irish Whiskey Museum, Royal Exchange A ED, Dublin, Dublin 2, County Dublin, Leinster, IrelandIrish Whiskey Museum
photo of Natural History Museum Dublin, Ireland.Natural History Museum
Spanish ArchSpanish Arch
photo of King Johns Castle Limerick City .King John's Castle
photo of Cahir castle in county Tipperary, Ireland .Cahir Castle
Dunguaire CastleDunguaire Castle
photo of view of Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway, Ireland.Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway
photo of Newgrange .Newgrange
photo of Hill of Tara with blue sky, Ireland .Hill of Tara
photo of view of Knowth tumulus in the historical area of Brú na Bóinne, Irland.Brú na Bóinne
photo of view of Aillwee Cave, Ballycahill, Irland.Aillwee Cave
photo of Poulnabrone dolmen .Poulnabrone dolmen
Conor Pass
photo of Muckross Abbey in county kerry, Ireland .Muckross Abbey
Rinville Park, Renville West, Clarinbridge ED, Loughrea Municipal District, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandRinville Park
The Long Point, Knockanima, Loughrea Rural ED, Loughrea Municipal District, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandThe Long Point
St Brendan's Roman Catholic Cathedral
Brú Ború Heritage Centre, Saint Patricksrock, Cashel Urban, The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, County Tipperary, Munster, IrelandBrú Ború Heritage Centre
Dingle Lighthouse (Teach Solais an Daingin)

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Day 1

Day 1 – Dingle - arrival day

  • Dingle - Arrival day
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  • Dingle Lighthouse (Teach Solais an Daingin)
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Your road trip adventure in Ireland begins as soon as you reach Dingle and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Dingle for 1 night and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the region.

Dingle is a beautiful region with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Dingle. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Dingle. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at PF McCarthy's Bar & Restaurant while you’re in Dingle. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 979 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in Dingle is Sammy's. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 858 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

While in Dingle, enjoy Davitt's Kenmare’s appetizing dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 668 satisfied guests.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the region. O Donnabhain's is a popular option with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 728 customers.

Another top option is Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort. This bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,272 customers.

Bunkers Bar and Restaurant is also a great place to continue your evening. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 910 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 11-day road trip in Ireland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Killarney and Limerick

  • Limerick
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Drive 213 km, 4 hours 29 min

  • Muckross Abbey
  • Torc Mountain
  • Muckross House
  • Killarney National Park
  • Ross Castle
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On day 2 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Ireland, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Killarney, Killarney, and Limerick. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Limerick, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Dingle, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Killarney. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 18 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Make Torc Mountain your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this mountain an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 6,640 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Muckross House. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,388 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this house every year.

Killarney National Park is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This park has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 10,587 visitors.

After soaking in Killarney’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Limerick. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 41 min. When you arrive in Limerick, it's time to take a break from the road.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Limerick, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As you explore more of Limerick, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Plan ahead and secure a table at The Locke Bar, an acclaimed dining establishment in Limerick. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,798 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Texas Steakout while experiencing the best of Limerick. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 2,450 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Nancy Blakes, an elegant culinary destination in Limerick. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,535 previous guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Marco Polo, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,242 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is The Old Quarter GastroPub, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,238 customers. This spot is known for its unique atmosphere and impressive selection of beverages, making it a must-visit for both locals and tourists alike.

The Curragower | Limerick is yet another top-rated place where you can easily spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 874 customers.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Ireland.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Dublin

  • Dublin
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Drive 247 km, 3 hours 18 min

  • Cahir Castle
  • Rock of Cashel
  • Brú Ború Heritage Centre
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Dive into day 3 of your remarkable road trip in Ireland. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, Cahir, and Dublin, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Dublin. You’ll stay here for 5 nights.

When you’ve had your share of Limerick, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Cahir. Your travel time is around 1 hour 3 min.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Cahir Castle. This much-appreciated castle is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 5,042 reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Cahir, you’ll hit the road in the direction of The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel. This drive usually takes around 17 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Rock of Cashel. This castle is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 13,510 visitors.

Brú Ború Heritage Centre is another popular attraction you could visit today. This sightseeing destination has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 187 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Dublin, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Dublin.

Treat yourself to an extraordinary dining experience at Bastible, one of the top restaurants in Dublin, holding 1 Michelin stars. Offering a diverse menu focusing on modern cuisine, Bastible has earned praise from numerous satisfied guests.

A local favorite is Patrick Guilbaud. This exceptional dining experience in Dublin has been awarded 2 Michelin stars. Featuring modern french cuisine, this popular Bib Gourmand restaurant is a top choice for both locals and tourists.

Discover the extraordinary dining experience offered by Chapter One by Mickael Viljanen in Dublin. Its 2-Michelin star menu is designed to tantalize your taste buds and take you on a culinary adventure. Many previous guests have raved about this Bib Gourmand restaurant, adding to its 2 Michelin-star reputation.

We recommend The Temple Bar Pub for many reasons. But most importantly, this bar serves a variety of food and beverages and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 25,491 reviews.

You can also visit a popular bar like The Brazen Head to have refreshing drinks and interact with locals and other travelers. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,980 bar-goers.

When you would rather go somewhere else, try The Church Café, Late Bar & Restaurant. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 10,779 customers, this bar is one of Dublin’s best places to relax after a long day.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Ireland!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Dublin

  • Dublin
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Drive 15 km, 1 hour 19 min

  • Phoenix Park
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
  • Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
  • Dublin Castle
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On day 4 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Dublin. You’ll stay in Dublin for 4 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Dublin, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Dublin below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Dublin. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Book a table at The Vintage Kitchen, a famous dining establishment in Dublin. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 911 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Dublin is Chapter One Restaurant, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.7 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 849 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Dublin’s Mr Fox for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 690 satisfied diners.

If you’re up for getting a drink after dinner, Porterhouse Temple Bar is a great place to go. Around 7,884 customers have rated this popular bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Light House Cinema has an atmosphere and drink selection that guests especially enjoy. Light House Cinema has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 3,744 reviews and is considered one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is The Old Storehouse Bar and Restaurant. If this is where the night will take you, you’re in for a fun time in Dublin. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,719 customers.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Ireland!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Dublin

  • Dublin
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Drive 9 km, 50 min

  • National Botanic Gardens
  • Ha'penny Bridge
  • Molly Malone Statue
  • Irish Whiskey Museum
  • Book of Kells
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Day 5 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Dublin for 3 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Dublin on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Dublin's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Make sure to book a table at The Stags Head, a popular restaurant in Dublin. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,691 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at The Celt during your stay in Dublin. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 4,507 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of O'Donoghues Bar, a renowned dining destination in Dublin. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,110 satisfied guests.

After dinner, visit The Bank on College Green to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Dublin, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,043 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like Café en Seine. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Café en Seine has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,282 customers.

Murray’s Pub is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,882 customers.

Head back to your accommodation in Dublin and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Ireland!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Dublin

  • Dublin
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Drive 12 km, 1 hour 13 min

  • National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
  • Natural History Museum
  • St Stephen's Green
  • Dublin Zoo
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Day 6 of your road trip across Ireland promises a magnificent time exploring Dublin. You have 2 nights left in Dublin. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Your discoveries in Dublin do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Dublin on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Dublin.

Make a reservation at Lemon Jelly Cafe, a popular dining spot in Dublin. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,104 satisfied diners.

The Palace Bar is a fantastic bar many locals in Dublin recognize. This popular bar is an excellent place to unwind after a busy day and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,824 customers.

You can also enjoy a few drinks and some snacks at Merchant's Arch, another popular bar in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,988 customers.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Ireland!

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Day 7

Day 7 – The Municipal District of Laytown — Bettystown, The Municipal District of Ashbourne, and Dublin

  • Swords
  • Dublin
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Drive 158 km, 2 hours 50 min

  • Hill of Tara
  • Newgrange
  • Brú na Bóinne
  • Malahide Castle & Gardens
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Day 7 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions The Municipal District of Trim has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in The Municipal District of Trim by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the town.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Ireland that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else The Municipal District of Trim has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Ireland by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Dublin's best restaurants.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Ireland!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Loughrea Municipal District and Galway

  • Galway
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Drive 265 km, 3 hours 35 min

  • The Long Point
  • St Brendan's Roman Catholic Cathedral
  • Rinville Park
  • Dunguaire Castle
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On day 8 of your road trip in Ireland, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Kinvarra, Loughrea Municipal District, Loughrea Municipal District, and Galway. In the evening, you’ll end up in Galway, where you will stay for 2 nights.

After soaking in Dublin’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Loughrea Municipal District. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 6 min. When you arrive in Loughrea Municipal District, it's time to take a break from the road.

Take the opportunity to see Dunguaire Castle. This attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,855 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Galway. This drive usually takes around 31 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Galway. Galway offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Galway. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to book a table at Hooked, a popular restaurant in Galway. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,796 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at O'Connell's Bar Galway during your stay in Galway. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 1,659 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of Kai Restaurant, a renowned dining destination in Galway. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,177 satisfied guests.

Tigh Chóilí is an excellent example. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,662 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Caribou. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 979 customers.

An Púcán is another of the best bars in the city of Galway that serves various drinks. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,188 customers.

Say good night to Galway and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Ireland!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Galway

  • Galway
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Drive 259 km, 4 hours 8 min

  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Aillwee Cave
  • Poulnabrone dolmen
  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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On day 9 of your road trip in Ireland, you’ll start and end your day in Bunratty, but spend the day exploring what’s beyond the village. Since you will return to Galway for 1 night more, there’s no need to rush. Experience Bunratty and Galway to the fullest today with this curated day itinerary!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, a remarkable park where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 12,442 reviews.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Galway, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Bunratty to Galway may take around 1 hour 1 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Galway.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Galway's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Don't forget to book a table at Ard Bia at Nimmos, a well-known eatery in Galway. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,099 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit The Quay Street Kitchen while exploring Galway. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 1,029 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Esquires - The Organic Coffee Co (Eyre Square), a popular restaurant in Galway. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,000 discerning diners.

If you’re not yet ready to call it a day, pop into The Front Door Pub. This bar is considered one of the best in Galway and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,692 customers.

You may also want to check out The Skeff Bar. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your evening endeavors. The Skeff Bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,056 customers.

Alternatively, head out to The Quays Bar and Restaurant. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,514 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Ireland.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Dingle

  • Limerick
  • Galway
  • Dingle
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Drive 258 km, 3 hours 53 min

  • Eyre Square
  • Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway
  • Spanish Arch
  • King John's Castle
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 10 of your road trip in Ireland, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Limerick, Galway, and Dingle. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Dingle. Dingle will be your home away from home for 1 night.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Eyre Square. This extraordinary square has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 13,114 visitors.

Next, make your way to Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway. This catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,556 reviews.

While in Galway, we also recommend a visit to Spanish Arch. This point of interest has been rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars in 5,753 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Galway, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Limerick may take around 1 hour 18 min. Upon your arrival in Limerick, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to King John's Castle. This castle is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,634 visitors.

Set your GPS to Dingle and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 2 hours 13 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Dingle beckons with new experiences!

At the end of the day, you will drive to Dingle, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Dingle's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Maison Gourmet while you’re in Dingle. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 588 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in Dingle is The Strawberry Field. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 492 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

While in Dingle, enjoy Jacks' Coastguard Restaurant’s appetizing dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 474 satisfied guests.

The Junction Bar is a must-visit. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 401 customers.

You can also enjoy having some snacks and drinks at The Anvil Bar & Restaurant. This bar is a popular hangout spot among locals and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 436 customers.

Kenmare Brewhouse is another top-rated city bar we recommend in Dingle. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 367 customers, this bar is a great place to cap off the night.

Head back to your accommodation in Dingle and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Ireland!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Dingle - departure day

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Day 11 of your road trip in Ireland is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Dingle before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

As your final day in Ireland unfolds, don’t miss the chance for a last-minute shopping spree in Dingle’s shopping district. Your accommodation’s convenient location near the region’s shopping area offers the luxury of time, so you don’t have to limit yourself from leisurely strolling its streets amidst a collection of establishments.

Look for the perfect gift for your loved ones back home, or buy yourself a little keepsake to remind you of Ireland.

Before you conclude your road trip in Ireland, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Dingle.

You’ll then say farewell to Dingle. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Ireland!

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