11 days in Carran, Kinsale & County Wexford Itinerary

11 days in Carran, Kinsale & County Wexford Itinerary

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Carran
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Kinsale
— 4 nights
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Wexford
— 5 nights
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Carran

— 1 night
Carran, sometimes also spelled "Carron", is a small village in County Clare, Ireland, in the region known as the Burren, within a civil parish of the same name. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Burren Perfumery, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations, and finally relax in the rural setting at Father Ted's House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Carran trip maker website.

Dublin to Carran is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kinsale.

Things to do in Carran

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Kinsale

— 4 nights
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kinsale: Midleton (Jameson Distillery Midleton & Birds of Prey Educational Centre), Cobh (St Colman’s Cathedral, Haulbowline Island, &more) and Fota Wildlife Park (in Carrigtwohill). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, get engrossed in the history at Michael Collins Centre, view the masterpieces at The Boathouse Gallery, and head off the coast to Garinish Island.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kinsale online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Carran to Kinsale takes 3 hours. In August in Kinsale, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kinsale

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wexford

— 5 nights
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Venture out of the city with trips to Ferns Castle (in Ferns), Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea) and New Ross (Ring of Hook, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Tintern Abbey, see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, walk around Irish National Heritage Park, and don't miss a visit to The Viking Triangle.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Wexford trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Kinsale to Wexford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

County Wexford travel guide

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Lighthouses · Historic Sites · Parks
Model County
In the southeast of the province of Leinster, County Wexford brings to life traditional Irish singing and the weeks-long Wexford Opera Festival. Many of the region's traditional songs tell the story of the rebellion of 1798, in which the Irish fought against British rule in the country. The county also sports popular beaches and sand dunes regions, which support a rich wildlife and plant life. County Wexford also provides insight into the Irish sport of hurling.