5 days in Ireland Itinerary

5 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Cork
— 1 night
2
Killarney
— 1 night
3
Portmagee
— 1 night
4
Kinsale
— 1 night

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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.
To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cork day trip app.

Naples, Italy to Cork is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Naples to Cork. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Naples in August, with highs in Cork at 20°C and lows at 12°C. On the 6th (Thu), you'll travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors

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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Muckross House has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens and then take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney road trip website.

Drive from Cork to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Portmagee.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Blarney Castle & Gardens
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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Portmagee

Portmagee ©
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ring of Kerry as well as Skellig Ring Scenic Drive. On the 7th (Fri), get outside with Ring of Kerry, then steep yourself in history at Cahergall Fort, and then stroll the grounds of Ballinskelligs Abbey.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Portmagee trip planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Portmagee in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Portmagee are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Kinsale.

Things to do in Portmagee

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cahergall Fort, Ballinskelligs Abbey, Ring of Kerry
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Skellig Ring Scenic Drive ©
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive
Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry
Cahergall Fort ©
Cahergall Fort

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Kinsale

Kinsale ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Bulman Kinsale as well as Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum. On the 8th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and then join in the after-dark buzz at The Bulman Kinsale.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kinsale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portmagee to Kinsale takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Bulman Kinsale ©
The Bulman Kinsale
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum ©

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