58 days in Province of Munster Itinerary

58 days in Province of Munster Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Munster journey planner

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Cork
— 12 nights
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Skibbereen
— 3 nights
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Killarney
— 11 nights
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Portmagee
— 3 nights
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Dingle
— 13 nights
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Bunratty
— 6 nights
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Waterford
— 9 nights
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Cork

— 12 nights

Rebel City

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.
Lime Kiln has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at Nano Nagle Place and Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Blarney Castle & Gardens and Ballycotton Cliff Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Cork side-trips: Midleton (Jameson Distillery Midleton & Birds of Prey Educational Centre), Glenbower Wood (in Killeagh) and Kinsale (Giles Norman Photography Gallery, Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cobh Cathedral, explore the galleries of Cork City Gaol, make a trip to Crawford Art Gallery, and deepen your understanding at University College Cork (UCC).

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cork. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Skibbereen.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Skibbereen

— 3 nights
Skibbereen, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. Museum-lovers will get to explore Skibbereen Heritage Centre and West Cork Model Railway Village. Relax by the water at Inchydoney Beach and Barleycove Beach. Go for a jaunt from Skibbereen to Glengarriff to see Garinish Island about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lough Hyne, delve into the distant past at Drombeg Stone Circle, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and look for gifts at Whyte Bookshop.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Skibbereen road trip website.

Traveling by car from Cork to Skibbereen takes 1.5 hours. In May in Skibbereen, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Skibbereen

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Killarney

— 11 nights
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Muckross House and Ross Castle will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muckross Abbey and Killarney Falconry. Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Tralee (Tralee Golf Club, Banna Strand, &more), Beara Way (in Glengarriff) and Kenmare (Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, Norman McCloskey Photography, &more). Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, hike along The Kerry Way, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Carrantoohil, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip planner.

Getting from Skibbereen to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Killarney sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portmagee.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Portmagee

— 3 nights
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. Skellig Michael and The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bray Head Loop Walk and Staigue Fort. Step out of Portmagee with an excursion to Derrynane Beach in Caherdaniel--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Skellig Ring Scenic Drive, stroll through Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs, look for gifts at Skelligs Chocolate Co., and head outdoors with Ballaghisheen Pass.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portmagee trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Portmagee takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Portmagee

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dingle

— 13 nights
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kilmalkedar Church and Minard Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Irish Famine Cottages and Gallarus Oratory. Get out of town with these interesting Dingle side-trips: Castlegregory (Castlegregory Golf Links & Glanteenassig Wood) and Blasket Islands Eco Marine Tours (in Ventry). Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. On the 9th (Wed), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. There's much more to do: cruise along Loop Head, head outdoors with Dingle Bay, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Portmagee to Dingle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Dingle, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bunratty.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Bunratty

— 6 nights
Unequivocally dedicated to tourism, the small village of Bunratty remains best known for its medieval castle, indisputably the most visited attraction in the region.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Dromoland Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Quin Abbey and Poulnabrone Dolmen. Explore Bunratty's surroundings by going to Lahinch Beach (in Lahinch), Corofin (Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre & Burren National Park) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Thomond Park Stadium, see the interesting displays at Foynes Flying Boat Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Abbey Church, and Head underground at Doolin Cave.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bunratty vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Bunratty takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Waterford.

Things to do in Bunratty

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Waterford

— 9 nights
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Relax by the water at Tramore Beach and Clonea Beach. Get some historical perspective at Cahir Castle and St. Patrick's Well. Get out of town with these interesting Waterford side-trips: Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas), Cashel (Cashel Woollen Store, Rock of Cashel, &more) and St. Mary's Church of Ireland Graveyard (in Dungarvan). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at King of the Vikings, admire the striking features of Bishop's Palace, don't miss a visit to The Apple Market, and grab your bike and head to Waterford Greenway.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Waterford tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Bunratty to Waterford in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Waterford, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Waterford

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Province of Munster travel guide

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Castles · Lookouts · Nightlife
Province of Munster forms Ireland's southwestern corner, with major cities Cork, Limerick, and Waterford drawing visitors, as well as many smaller towns and villages. Traditional Irish music is the cornerstone of the province's cultural assets. Outside of the main urban areas, a green countryside awaits, dotted with many ancient castles and monasteries.