12 days in Kilkenny, Baltimore & Cork Itinerary

12 days in Kilkenny, Baltimore & Cork Itinerary

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Kilkenny
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Baltimore
— 6 nights
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Cork
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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Medieval Mile Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilkenny Castle and Rothe House and Garden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online driving holiday planner.

Dublin to Kilkenny is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In September in Kilkenny, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Baltimore.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Medieval Mile Museum ©
Medieval Mile Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rothe House and Garden ©
Rothe House and Garden

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
Baltimore is a village in western County Cork, Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Inchydoney Beach as well as Clonakilty Park Adventure Centre. Step off the beaten path and head to Drombeg Stone Circle and Skibbereen Heritage Centre. Visiting Barleycove Beach and Sherkin Island will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baltimore: Kealkill Megalithic Stone Circle and Standing Stones (in Bantry), St. Fachtna's Cathedral (in Rosscarbery) and The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar (in Kilcrohane). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Baltimore Beacon, explore the different monuments and memorials at Abbeystrewry Graveyard, examine the collection at Dun na sead castle / Baltimore Castle, and identify plant and animal life at Glengarriff Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Baltimore online tour planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Baltimore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Baltimore sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Skibbereen, Clonakilty, Carriganass Castle, Glengarriff Nature Reserve, St Barrahane's Church
Highlights from your plan
Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach
Skibbereen Heritage Centre ©
Skibbereen Heritage Centre

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Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): squeeze the most out of the city with Cork Ghost Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Multose Church, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kinsale Mead Co, and then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cork using our trip planner.

You can drive from Baltimore to Cork in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Kinsale, Titanic Memorial Garden
Highlights from your plan
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Titanic Memorial Garden ©
Titanic Memorial Garden
Kinsale Mead Co ©
Kinsale Mead Co

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