6 days in West Cork Itinerary

6 days in West Cork Itinerary

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Kinsale
— 2 nights
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Skibbereen
— 3 nights
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Charles Fort and Irish Veterans Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like James Fort and St Multose Church. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kinsale Mead Co, take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery Kinsale, and tee off at Old Head Golf Links.

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Dublin to Kinsale is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kinsale, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Skibbereen.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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Skibbereen

Skibbereen, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. Get outdoors at Barleycove Beach and Garinish Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Drombeg Stone Circle and Michael Collins Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Skibbereen: Sam Maguire Visitor Experience (in Dunmanway), Inchydoney Beach (in Clonakilty) and Altar Wedge Tomb (in Schull). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Healy Pass, admire the landmark architecture of Bantry House & Garden, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and go for a walk through Beicin Loop.

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Traveling by car from Kinsale to Skibbereen takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Skibbereen can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Skibbereen

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

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