5 days in West Cork Itinerary

5 days in West Cork Itinerary

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Carrigaline
— 1 night
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Bantry
— 1 night
3
Baltimore
— 1 night
4
Kinsale
— 1 night

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Carrigaline

Carrigaline ©
Carrigaline is a commuter town in County Cork, Ireland. On the 17th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and finally look for gifts at Tregan Craft Centre. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Cobh Heritage Centre, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Church Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Carrigaline trip itinerary builder tool.

Dublin to Carrigaline is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August in Carrigaline, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Bantry.

Things to do in Carrigaline

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cobh, Fota Wildlife Park
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Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh
Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral

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Bantry

Bantry ©
Bantry is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West County Cork, Ireland. On the 19th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Bantry House & Garden, then head off the coast to Garinish Island, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Ewe Experience.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bantry day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Carrigaline to Bantry takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bantry can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Bantry

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Glengarriff
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Garinish Island ©
Garinish Island
Bantry House & Garden ©
Bantry House & Garden
The Ewe Experience ©
The Ewe Experience

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
Baltimore is a village in western County Cork, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Cape Clear Island.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Baltimore vacation planner.

Getting from Bantry to Baltimore by car takes about an hour. In August in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Baltimore

Nature · Parks
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Cape Clear Island ©
Cape Clear Island

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, look for gifts at Stone Mad Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, then find your balance on the water with The Oysterhaven Centre, and finally tee off at Old Head Golf Links.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kinsale online route planner.

Drive from Baltimore to Kinsale in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Outdoors · Golf · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Old Head Golf Links ©
Old Head Golf Links
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum

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