16 days in Dublin & Edinburgh Itinerary

16 days in Dublin & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 8 nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights

Dublin, Ireland

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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and explore the galleries of Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dublin trip builder tool.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh vacation builder app.

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat