6 days in West Cork Itinerary

6 days in West Cork Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Cork holiday planner

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Kinsale
— 2 nights
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Glengarriff
— 3 nights
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Kinsale

— 2 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kinsale: Clonakilty (Michael Collins Centre, Inchydoney Beach, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, take an in-depth tour of Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, stop by Stone Mad Gallery, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kinsale, use our trip itinerary maker.

Dublin to Kinsale is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kinsale can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Glengarriff.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glengarriff

— 3 nights
Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Glengarriff side-trips: Skibbereen (Skibbereen Heritage Centre, Drombeg Stone Circle, &more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Beara Way, step off the mainland to explore Garinish Island, take a peaceful walk through Glengariff Woods, and take in the dramatic natural features at Healy Pass.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Glengarriff vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Glengarriff takes 1.5 hours. July in Glengarriff sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips