5-Day Ireland Weekend Getaway in Dublin

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5 days & 4 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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4 nights included
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Retreat to Dublin for a 5-day weekend getaway! Shake off the weekly stress and immerse yourself into the awe-inspiring views and rich culture during this short break in Ireland.

This fantastic 5-day travel plan is your chance to see the best travel destinations in Ireland over the course of a weekend. You’ll stay for 4 nights in Dublin, taking in its beauty and energy while maximizing your time in Ireland.

Spend your wonderful weekend break in Ireland visiting the most popular sightseeing destinations. Expect to see other remarkable attractions in Ireland and get a glimpse of the country's unique history and culture.

Your accommodation will be conveniently located for easy access to many of the best places to see and do in Ireland. You'll have plenty of time to stroll through local markets and shopping streets. Go souvenir shopping to your heart's content and take a bit of Ireland home with you to remind you of your vacation in Dublin.

Your itinerary will take you to the best sights and spots in the city of Dublin. By the end of your weekend getaway in Ireland, you'll return home happy, with plenty of photos and memories to look back to and share.

This 5-day travel plan covers all you need for an amazing time in Ireland. Your itinerary is customizable, giving you the opportunity to create the perfect weekend getaway in Dublin. Add tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your itinerary and make the most of your time in Ireland.

For your convenience, you can also add a car rental to your weekend getaway package to Ireland.

On top of all that, you'll also have access to 24/7 travel support from your personal agent. We’ll provide you with a step-by-step guide you can easily access on our mobile app, where your travel documents are stored and organized.

Booking a complete vacation in Dublin has never been this fast and easy. The best services in Dublin fill up quickly, so select a date and start planning your weekend getaway to Ireland today!

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Hotel, 4 nights
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Aerial view of Dublin city center at sunset with River Liffey and Samuel Beckett bridge in the middle. Bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava.Dublin / 4 nights

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Photo of Phoenix park with a beautiful view, Dublin, Ireland.Phoenix Park
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
Photo of view of famous illuminated Ha Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland at sunset.Ha'penny Bridge
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
Molly Malone StatueMolly Malone Statue
Photo of beautiful Christ Church in the city center, Dublin.Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Irish Whiskey Museum, Royal Exchange A ED, Dublin, Dublin 2, County Dublin, Leinster, IrelandIrish Whiskey Museum
photo of National museum of Ireland situated in the former Collins barracks, Dublin, IrlandNational Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History
James Joyce Statue

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Day 1

Day 1 – Dublin - arrival day

  • Dublin - Arrival day
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  • James Joyce Statue
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Your exciting weekend getaway in Ireland begins as you arrive in Dublin. Explore the city's charm while spending 4 nights at one of the best hotels and places to stay in Dublin.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to James Joyce Statue. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 542 visitors.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Dublin. Check-in at hotels in Ireland normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Dublin offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

When it’s time to eat, dine at one of the best local restaurants in Dublin and satisfy your appetite for a lovely meal.

Do not miss out on an incredible dining experience at Bastible, one of the finest restaurants in Dublin, boasting 1 Michelin stars. Featuring delightful food options and modern offerings, Bastible has garnered acclaim from numerous satisfied diners.

For local recommendations, look no further than Patrick Guilbaud. This food haven in Dublin has been awarded 2 Michelin stars. Featuring modern french cuisine, this well-loved Bib Gourmand restaurant stands out as a favorite among local and international customers.

In the mood for something different? Consider reserving a table at Chapter One by Mickael Viljanen. This celebrated dining spot in Dublin is renowned for its sumptuous meals and modern menu. Countless patrons sing this Bib Gourmand restaurant's praises, adding to its 2 Michelin-star prestige.

A weekend getaway in Ireland isn't complete without experiencing the nightlife scene in Dublin. Fortunately, the city also has many fantastic bars that cater to all travel budgets.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Shouk, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,608 customers.

Soak in the unique vibe of the city of Dublin tonight! Raise your glass and relax after your rewarding weekend getaway experience in Ireland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Dublin

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  • Molly Malone Statue
  • Irish Whiskey Museum
  • Book of Kells
  • National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
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Welcome to day 2 of your exciting weekend getaway in Ireland. Today, let Dublin reveal more of its personality as you visit its best spots. Relish the remaining 3 nights of your vacation as you dive deeper into this captivating destination.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Molly Malone Statue. This extraordinary point of interest has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 11,774 visitors.

Next, make your way to Irish Whiskey Museum. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 6,081 reviews.

While in Dublin, we also recommend a visit to The Book of Kells Experience. This codex has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 13,299 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to National Gallery of Ireland. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 11,174 travelers, this art gallery is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Dublin.

Make your way to National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, perhaps the most famous national museum in Dublin. This attraction welcomes around 370,965 visitors annually and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 12,321 reviews.

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.

You’ll have plenty of restaurant and bar options in Dublin. So when you’re done exploring and it’s time to eat, all you have to do is take your pick of the city’s best dining and drinking spots.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit PHX Bistro. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Dublin has received a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from around 1,038 happy diners.

A weekend getaway in Ireland isn't complete without experiencing the nightlife scene in Dublin. Fortunately, the city also has many fantastic bars that cater to all travel budgets.

After dinner, visit The Temple Bar Pub, which is considered one of the best bars in the city. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 25,491 customers.

Soak in the unique vibe of the city of Dublin tonight! Raise your glass and relax after your rewarding weekend getaway experience in Ireland!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Dublin

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  • Phoenix Park
  • Dublin Zoo
  • National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History
  • Guinness Storehouse
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Today marks day 3 of your relaxing weekend break in Ireland. Embrace the beauty and spirit of Dublin as you look forward to 2 nights filled with joy and adventure.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Phoenix Park. Previous visitors have rated this park an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 37,298 reviews.

Dublin Zoo is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This zoo is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 25,663 reviews. The attraction welcomes 1,105,005 visitors every year.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is National Museum of Ireland-Decorative Arts & History. This art museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 5,309 reviews. Every year, around 313,790 travelers visit this site to discover its unique features.

Guinness Storehouse is another outstanding experience in Dublin. Around 19,154 travelers have rated this tourist attraction an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The attraction gets an estimated 1,105,005 visitors every year.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

When it’s time to eat, dine at one of the best local restaurants in Dublin and satisfy your appetite for a lovely meal.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in The Vintage Kitchen, a distinguished dining establishment in Dublin. It has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 911 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

You can end this day of your weekend getaway in Ireland perfectly by visiting one of the best bars in the city after dinner.

If you’re up for getting a drink after dinner, The Brazen Head is a great place to go. Around 11,980 customers have rated this popular bar an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

If this is where the night will take you, you’re in for a fun time in Dublin.

Relish in novel experiences as you continue your weekend getaway in the city of Dublin. Toast to another amazing day in Ireland!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Dublin

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  • National Botanic Gardens
  • Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
  • Dublin Castle
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
  • St Stephen's Green
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Day 4 of your weekend escape in Ireland offers another exciting opportunity to discover the wonders of Dublin. Fuel up for adventure with a delicious breakfast and anticipate 1 night filled with unforgettable memories.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at National Botanic Gardens. This botanical garden is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 15,718 visitors.

When you’re finished at National Botanic Gardens, head to Christ Church Cathedral. This one-of-a-kind anglican or episcopal cathedral is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 9,563 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Dublin Castle. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 31,463 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, then consider a visit to St Patrick's Cathedral. This anglican or episcopal cathedral is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 21,169 visitors.

To round off your sightseeing experience, make your way to St Stephen's Green. This famous park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 29,521 travelers.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Ireland is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

You’ll have plenty of restaurant and bar options in Dublin. So when you’re done exploring and it’s time to eat, all you have to do is take your pick of the city’s best dining and drinking spots.

Don't miss out on experiencing Chapter One Restaurant, a renowned dining spot in Dublin. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 849 satisfied guests.

A weekend getaway in Ireland isn't complete without experiencing the nightlife scene in Dublin. Fortunately, the city also has many fantastic bars that cater to all travel budgets.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at a bar. The Church Café, Late Bar & Restaurant is a great place to continue your night. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 10,779 customers.

This is the perfect time to relax and enjoy your weekend getaway in Ireland to the fullest. Savor every minute of your stay in Dublin!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Dublin - departure day

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  • Ha'penny Bridge
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Your remarkable 5-day weekend getaway in Dublin is about to end, and soon you’ll say goodbye to the city. Day 5 is your departure day and your chance to catch one last glimpse of the city and Ireland's charming sights. Depending on how much time you have until you start your journey home, we recommend visiting some more attractions.

If you prefer to go sightseeing before leaving Ireland, the popular Ha'penny Bridge is an extraordinary attraction you could visit on your last day in Dublin.

Make the most of your final day in Ireland by visiting Dublin’s iconic markets and shopping establishments. Your stay’s proximity to the city’s retail haven invites an unhurried and unforgettable exploration of its variety of stores and establishments.

Secure the perfect souvenirs for your family and friends back home or buy yourself a remembrance of your amazing experience in Ireland.

Before you conclude your weekend getaway in Dublin, drop by a top-rated restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the local food culture over a fantastic meal.

You’ll then say farewell to Ireland and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of your unforgettable weekend getaway in Dublin!

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