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Location: Dublin

Day 1 - 15 Jul 2021

Avalon House

Dublin, Avalon House

Content: Now I booked this hostel, not based on recommendations, but purely based on price. And it served its purpose for a budget hostel close to the city centre. If you’re coming all the way out to Ireland, you may want something a little more snazzy than this!

Temple Bar

Dublin, Temple Bar

Content: To kick things off in the land of green, leprechauns and Guinness, take a walk into the heart of Dublin - the Temple Bar area. Now if it’s not too early (or even if it is) you can grab a pint at the touristy but fun Temple Bar. I’d suggest grabbing a full Irish breakfast somewhere in this part of town and spend the morning wandering around the shops and cobble stone streets.

Grafton Street

Dublin, Grafton Street
Dublin, Grafton Street

Content: Another great place that you can hardly miss in Dublin, is Grafton Street. Loads of shopping, quaint shops and there’s always street performers doing their thing. Wander on down to the Liffey while you’re in the centre of the city.

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Day 1 - 15 Jul 2021

St Patrick's Cathedral

, St Patrick's Cathedral
, St Patrick's Cathedral

Content: Make sure to check out this grand church on your wanders around the city.

Location: Dublin

Day 2 - 16 Jul 2021

Guinness Storehouse

Dublin , Guinness Storehouse
Dublin , Guinness Storehouse

Content: It wouldn’t really be a trip to Ireland without visiting the Guinness Storehouse. You can book your tickets online and have a pint after your tour, overlooking Dublin.

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Day 2 - 16 Jul 2021

Dublin Castle

, Dublin Castle
, Dublin Castle

Content: For a bit of history and culture, you can visit the inside of Dublin Castle, or even just view the building from outside. The Chester Beatty Museum, which is just across the park from the castle, is a fantastic museum and houses lots of exotic and oriental treasures.

Trinity College Dublin

, Trinity College Dublin

Content: Visit the historic Trinity College to view the Book of Kells and the Long Library. The Book of Kells is ancient and kept behind glass. No photos allowed here unfortunately. If you’d like to start driving towards your next destination, you can do that today. It’s about a 4 hour drive to Killarney National Park, County Kerry.

Location: Killarney National Park

Day 3 - 17 Jul 2021

Killarney National Park

Killarney National Park, Killarney National Park
Killarney National Park, Killarney National Park
Killarney National Park, Killarney National Park
Killarney National Park, Killarney National Park
Killarney National Park, Killarney National Park
Killarney National Park, Killarney National Park

Content: If you only have one day in Killarney National Park, here are some highlights, however I would definitely recommend trying to spend two days. - Walk, cycle, drive or get the horse and trap through the Gap of Dunloe - Stop at Ladies View - Visit Ross Castle - Walk to Torc waterfall (and hike up Torc Mountain if you have the time) - Visit Muckross House or just walk around the grounds for free. I was sleeping in my camper van, but I’d suggest booking somewhere in the town of Killarney for great vibes, food, drink and close to the National park.

Location: Ring of Kerry

Day 4 - 18 Jul 2021

Ring of Kerry

Ring of Kerry, Ring of Kerry
Ring of Kerry, Ring of Kerry
Ring of Kerry, Ring of Kerry
Ring of Kerry, Ring of Kerry

Content: The Ring of Kerry is one of the most famous and scenic drives in Ireland, and It starts right in Killarney National Park so it won’t take you long to get out of the park and onto the ring! If you only have the one day to drive the Ring of Kerry, you’re going to feel quite rushed so here are the highlights. - the town of Kenmare - Kerry Cliffs - Com an Chiste Ring of Kerry Lookout - the Skellig Ring (a separate loop road with great views of the Skelligs on a clear day) - Valentia Island Pick any of the small towns to sleep and rest your weary head.

Location: Dingle

Day 5 - 19 Jul 2021

Dingle

Dingle, Dingle
Dingle, Dingle
Dingle, Dingle

Content: This morning drive to the adorable coastal town of Dingle. Fuel up on your way with a hearty breakfast. Explore the small town of Dingle. There’s lots of visitor car parking, and for RVs too.

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Day 5 - 19 Jul 2021

Slea Head Drive

, Slea Head Drive
, Slea Head Drive
, Slea Head Drive

Content: Spend the afternoon driving the Slea Head Drive. This short coastal route has some of the most beautiful views! Some must see stops are Dunquin Pier and Coumeenoole Beach.

Location: Dingle

Day 5 - 19 Jul 2021

Dingle Sea Safari

Dingle, Dingle Sea Safari
Dingle, Dingle Sea Safari

Content: Optional: If you have time today, the Dingle Sea Safari is such a great tour! You’ll see playful dolphins and sea caves as well as learn about the history of the area.

Location: Cliffs of Moher

Day 6 - 20 Jul 2021

Cliffs of Moher

Cliffs of Moher , Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher , Cliffs of Moher

Content: Allow yourself about 3.5 hours to drive from Dingle to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. The visitor centre costs around €10 per person to park. I thought this was very steep especially if you have lots of people in the car. I stayed at a private family car park for €3 near Hags Head, and walked to the cliffs. If you want more detailed info on this car park, just message me on Instagram. Once again I was staying in my campervan so I didn’t book any accommodation. But the town of Doolin is very cute and close by. It’s also the jumping off point to our next destination tomorrow.

Location: Doolin

Day 7 - 21 Jul 2021

Doolin

Doolin, Doolin

Content: Have some breakfast and a little wander around the tiny but ever so cute Doolin! Today we’re catching the ferry to the Aran Islands! Book your ticket online to get the time you’d like. I’d suggest making a day of it and getting the earliest ferry over and the last one back to Doolin.

Location: Innismore

Day 7 - 21 Jul 2021

Innismore

Innismore , Innismore
Innismore , Innismore
Innismore , Innismore
Innismore , Innismore
Innismore , Innismore

Content: The first thing you want to do when you get off the ferry, is hire a bike for the day. The island is too big to walk and there aren’t many cars on the island. Make sure you have cash as the rental places won’t accept card. There is one supermarket where the ferry drops you off and it has an ATM. Spend the day cycling around the island and seeing the sights, before jumping back on the ferry to return to Doolin. I’m living in Ireland currently but I still haven’t made it to Galway City. However I have heard great things about it, so if you have the time I’d spend the next few days here! Galway City is only 1.5hrs from Doolin. And there we go, I hope you enjoyed this quick Irish roadtrip itinerary.